English adjective: favorable
|1.||favorable encouraging or approving or pleasing|
|Samples||A favorable reply.|
He received a favorable rating.
Listened with a favorable ear.
Made a favorable impression.
|Similar||affirmative, approbative, approbatory, approving, indulgent, plausive|
|See also||affirmative, affirmatory, complimentary, good|
|2.||favorable (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate|
|Samples||The days were fair and the winds were favorable.|
|3.||favorable presaging or likely to bring good luck|
|Samples||A favorable time to ask for a raise.|
A prosperous moment to make a decision.
|Synonyms||favourable, golden, lucky, prosperous|
|4.||favorable inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile|
|Samples||A government friendly to our interests.|
An amicable agreement.
|5.||favorable occurring at a convenient or suitable time|
|Samples||An opportune time to receive guests.|