from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Advantageous; helpful.
- adjective Encouraging; propitious.
- adjective Manifesting approval; commendatory.
- adjective Winning approval; pleasing.
- adjective Granting what has been desired or requested.
- adjective Indulgent or partial.
from The Century Dictionary.
- 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Full of favor; favoring; manifesting partiality; kind; propitious; friendly.
- adjective Conducive; contributing; tending to promote or facilitate; advantageous; convenient.
- adjective obsolete Beautiful; well-favored.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
pleasing, encouragingor approving
convenientor at a suitable time; opportune
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile
- adjective (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
- adjective encouraging or approving or pleasing
- adjective occurring at a convenient or suitable time
- adjective presaging or likely to bring good luck
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