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Synonyms for favourable

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  1. favourableadjective

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

    displeasing, unfavourable, inconvenient, inopportune, unlucky, discouraging, bad, unsuitable, unhelpful, inauspicious

  2. favourableadjective

    pleasing, encouraging or approving

    The candidate wearing the business suit made a favourable impression.

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

    inauspicious, displeasing, unlucky, unhelpful, unsuitable, discouraging, inconvenient, inopportune, unfavourable, bad

  3. favourableadjective

    useful or helpful

    We made quick progress, due to favourable winds.

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

    displeasing, unsuitable, inauspicious, discouraging, inconvenient, unhelpful, unlucky, inopportune, bad, unfavourable

  4. favourableadjective

    convenient or at a suitable time; opportune

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

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

    displeasing, inopportune, inauspicious, discouraging, unlucky, inconvenient, unfavourable, bad, unsuitable, unhelpful

  5. favourableadjective

    auspicious or lucky

    She says that she was born under a favourable star.

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

    discouraging, unfavourable, inauspicious, bad, displeasing, inopportune, unlucky, unsuitable, inconvenient, unhelpful

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  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"

    friendly, golden, favorable, well-disposed, lucky, prosperous

    inconvenient, unpropitious

  2. favorable, favourableadjective

    (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate

    "the days were fair and the winds were favorable"

    friendly, golden, favorable, well-disposed, lucky, prosperous

    inconvenient, unpropitious

  3. favorable, favourableadjective

    occurring at a convenient or suitable time

    "an opportune time to receive guests"

    friendly, golden, favorable, well-disposed, lucky, prosperous

    inconvenient, unpropitious

  4. 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"

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

    unpropitious, inconvenient

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How to use favourable in a sentence?

  1. Mao Daqing:

    Policies since September were favourable to mass buyers but home prices came down in Q4 because developers were slashing prices to meet target and get rid of inventory.

  2. Matteo Renzi:

    It's not a privatisation but a giveaway if state assets are sold when the market is not favourable, personally I believe that a further privatisation of Eni must be decided in light of market conditions.

  3. Goa Kerle:

    Perfection in the context of the world isn't about everything being favourable for man, it's about the world being favourable for man which it is.

  4. Chris Drew:

    Their net debt is more favourable than anticipated. That obviously leaves them well positioned to talk about investment stategy, the organic growth within the portfolio is limited, so looking for growth via M&A makes sense.

  5. Seneca:

    If a man does not know to what port he is steering, no wind is favourable to him.

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