from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Advantageous; helpful: favorable winds.
- adj. Encouraging; propitious: a favorable diagnosis.
- adj. Manifesting approval; commendatory: a favorable report.
- adj. Winning approval; pleasing: a favorable impression.
- adj. Granting what has been desired or requested: a favorable reply.
- adj. Indulgent or partial: listened with a favorable ear.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. pleasing, encouraging or approving
- adj. useful or helpful
- adj. convenient or at a suitable time; opportune
- adj. auspicious or lucky
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of favor; favoring; manifesting partiality; kind; propitious; friendly.
- adj. Conducive; contributing; tending to promote or facilitate; advantageous; convenient.
- adj. Beautiful; well-favored.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Kind; friendly; well inclined; manifesting good will or partiality.
- Conducive; contributing; tending to promote: as, conditions favorable to population.
- Convenient; advantageous; affording facilities: as, a favorable position; favorable weather.
- Having a pleasing favor or appearance; well favored; beautiful.
- Synonyms Auspicious, willing, inclined (toward).
- 2 and 3. Fit, adapted, suitable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile
- adj. (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
- adj. encouraging or approving or pleasing
- adj. occurring at a convenient or suitable time
- adj. presaging or likely to bring good luck
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