encouraging or approving or pleasing
"a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
(of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
"the days were fair and the winds were favorable"
occurring at a convenient or suitable time
"an opportune time to receive guests"
golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous(adj)
presaging or likely to bring good luck
"a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"
pleasing, encouraging or approving
The candidate wearing the business suit made a favourable impression.
useful or helpful
We made quick progress, due to favourable winds.
convenient or at a suitable time; opportune
The rain stopped at a favourable time for our tennis match.
auspicious or lucky
She says that she was born under a favourable star.
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Rank popularity for the word 'favourable' in Adjectives Frequency: #770
The numerical value of favourable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of favourable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of favourable in a Sentence
Destiny is meant by God to be the making of all and sundry i.e. destiny is predetermined by God to bring about everyone's success or favourable development. Therefore, endeavour to discover and fulfill your God-given destiny. For you will surely be glad that you did. -Emeasoba George
An intellectual being reliable speaks the things in general for people and factual not favourable to any person of a political party in particular.
Markets in Europe have perhaps woken up to a less favourable environment in terms of the negotiation for Greece and bond yields.
Hebei is enjoying favourable financing support due to its proximity to the capital and the urgency of cleaning up air pollution.
Adopting something like dual-class shares would be basically adding a measure that favours the families on top of what is already a favourable system for them.
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- favorableCatalan, Valencian
- sopiva, myönteinen, suotuisaFinnish
- 好調, 順調Japanese
- dogodny, sprzyjający, szczęśliwyPolish
- удо́бный, благоприя́тствующий, прия́тный, благоприя́тный, подходя́щийRussian
- అనుకూలమైన, సానుకూలముTelugu
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