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Synonyms for favorable
ˈfeɪ vər ə bəl, ˈfeɪv rə-fa·vor·able

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  1. favorableadjective

    Synonyms:
    fortunate, suitable, pleasing, good, lucky, advantageous, approving, helpful, auspicious, convenient, encouraging, useful, opportune, handy

    Antonyms:
    discouraging, bad, unfavorable, unhelpful, inopportune, inconvenient, unlucky, unfavourable, unsuitable, inauspicious, displeasing

  2. favorableadjective

    pleasing, encouraging or approving

    The candidate wearing the business suite made a favorable impression.

    Synonyms:
    advantageous, suitable, encouraging, auspicious, good, pleasing, convenient, lucky, opportune, approving, helpful, fortunate, handy, useful

    Antonyms:
    unhelpful, inconvenient, inopportune, discouraging, unfavourable, displeasing, unsuitable, unfavorable, unlucky, bad, inauspicious

  3. favorableadjective

    useful or helpful

    We made quick progress, due to favorable winds.

    Synonyms:
    encouraging, opportune, useful, fortunate, handy, lucky, convenient, approving, advantageous, auspicious, suitable, good, pleasing, helpful

    Antonyms:
    bad, inauspicious, inopportune, unfavorable, unlucky, unsuitable, inconvenient, displeasing, unfavourable, unhelpful, discouraging

  4. favorableadjective

    convenient or at a suitable time; opportune

    The rain stopped at a favourable time for our tennis match.

    Synonyms:
    helpful, advantageous, opportune, approving, auspicious, encouraging, suitable, convenient, lucky, pleasing, fortunate, useful, handy, good

    Antonyms:
    unhelpful, discouraging, unsuitable, displeasing, inconvenient, unfavourable, inauspicious, unlucky, inopportune, bad, unfavorable

  5. favorableadjective

    auspicious or lucky

    She says that she was born under a favorable star.

    Synonyms:
    pleasing, useful, auspicious, good, suitable, fortunate, encouraging, advantageous, handy, lucky, opportune, convenient, helpful, approving

    Antonyms:
    discouraging, bad, inconvenient, unlucky, unhelpful, inopportune, unfavorable, unsuitable, displeasing, inauspicious, unfavourable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. favorable

    Friendly, as said of persons, signifies having the disposition of a friend; as said of acts, it signifies befitting or worthy of a friend. The adjective friendly does not reach the full significance of the nouns "friend" and "friendship;" one may be friendly to those who are not his friends, and to be in friendly relations often signifies little more than not to be hostile. In its application to persons, accessible is used of public and eminent persons, who might, if disposed, hold themselves at a distance from others. Companionable and sociable refer to manner and behavior, cordial and genial express genuine kindliness of heart. We speak of a cordial greeting, a favorable reception, a neighborly call, a sociable visitor, an amicable settlement, a kind interest, a friendly regard, a hearty welcome. The Saxon friendly is stronger than the Latin amicable; the amicable may be merely formal; the friendly is from the heart. Fond is commonly applied to an affection that becomes, or at least appears, excessive. Affectionate, devoted, and tender are almost always used in a high and good sense; as, an affectionate son; a devoted friend; "the tender mercy of our God," Luke i, 78. Compare FRIENDSHIP.

    Synonyms:
    accessible, affable, affectionate, amicable, brotherly, companionable, complaisant, cordial, fond, friendly, genial, hearty, kind, kindly, loving, neighborly, sociable, social, tender, well-disposed

    Antonyms:
    adverse, alienated, antagonistic, bellicose, belligerent, cold, contentious, disaffected, distant, estranged, frigid, hostile, ill-disposed, indifferent, inimical, unfriendly, unkind, warlike

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. favorable

    Synonyms:
    permissive, indulgent, propitious, concessive, partial, fond, liberal, advantageous, auspicious, friendly

    Antonyms:
    reluctant, unpropitious, unfavorable, impartial

Princeton's WordNet

  1. favorable, favourableadjective

    encouraging or approving or pleasing

    "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"

    Synonyms:
    friendly, favourable, golden, well-disposed, lucky, prosperous

    Antonyms:
    invidious, inconvenient, adverse, admonishing, hostile, unpropitious, reproachful, admonitory, reproving, inauspicious, untoward, disapproving, unfavorable, contrary, unfavourable, discriminatory

  2. favorable, favourableadjective

    (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate

    "the days were fair and the winds were favorable"

    Synonyms:
    friendly, favourable, golden, well-disposed, lucky, prosperous

    Antonyms:
    admonitory, admonishing, hostile, inconvenient, adverse, reproachful, unfavorable, unfavourable, reproving, unpropitious, contrary, invidious, inauspicious, discriminatory, untoward, disapproving

  3. golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperousadjective

    presaging or likely to bring good luck

    "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision"

    Synonyms:
    flourishing, thriving, well-heeled, well-disposed, gilded, easy, aureate, fortunate, friendly, well-situated, well-to-do, halcyon, palmy, booming, well-off, favourable, prosperous, gold, comfortable, roaring, lucky, gilt, prospering, well-fixed, golden

    Antonyms:
    unpropitious, unfavourable, unfavorable, untoward, disapproving, admonitory, admonishing, inauspicious, reproving, discriminatory, contrary, invidious, adverse, reproachful, hostile, inconvenient

  4. friendly, favorable, well-disposedadjective

    inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile

    "a government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable agreement"

    Synonyms:
    friendly, favourable, golden, prosperous, well-disposed, lucky

    Antonyms:
    admonishing, untoward, invidious, discriminatory, unfavourable, adverse, unpropitious, inconvenient, unfavorable, hostile, reproving, disapproving, inauspicious, contrary, admonitory, reproachful

  5. favorable, favourableadjective

    occurring at a convenient or suitable time

    "an opportune time to receive guests"

    Synonyms:
    friendly, favourable, golden, well-disposed, lucky, prosperous

    Antonyms:
    unfavorable, invidious, reproachful, admonitory, disapproving, adverse, reproving, discriminatory, admonishing, hostile, unpropitious, unfavourable, untoward, inauspicious, contrary, inconvenient

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. favorableadjective

    Synonyms:
    propitious, friendly, kind, auspicious, willing

  2. favorableadjective

    Synonyms:
    conducive, contributing

  3. favorableadjective

    Synonyms:
    advantageous, beneficial, convenient, suitable, adapted, fit

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. favorableadjective

    Synonyms:
    propitious, auspicious, conducive, beneficial, partial, helpful

    Antonyms:
    unfavorable, unpropitious, inauspicious

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How to use favorable in a sentence?

  1. Bruce Shackman:

    I think that this certainly looks favorable for high-risk groups, so for people who are really at high risk of being infected, the benefits are going to be greater.

  2. Joseph Capurso:

    A calmer geopolitical backdrop and the signing of the U.S.?China Phase 1 agreement is, on balance, favorable for global growth, however, the 86-page Phase 1 agreement has not yet been made public. There are doubts how comprehensive the deal is, and whether the Phase 1 agreement will be implemented in full by both governments.

  3. John Kaehny:

    Kathy Hochul, who had no power as lieutenant governor to really influence things, will have all the power as governor to be able to greenlight and influence deals between state regulators and state agencies and public authorities and Delaware North, bottom line : She's in a place to make Delaware North a ton of money if she was so inclined, by granting them favorable treatment and putting her thumb on the scale.

  4. Daniel Ang:

    I don't think it'll be favorable for the markets.

  5. Park Jong-dae:

    The surge of smaller players gives tough times to beauty giants like Amorepacific. By contrast, this is a favorable environment for OEMs, while brand companies have up and downs, OEMs garner stable earnings. They are most suited to the industry's structural changes - Asian growth and diversified distribution channels.

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