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favourable

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  1. favourableadjective

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

    Antonyms:
    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.

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

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

  3. favourableadjective

    useful or helpful

    We made quick progress, due to favourable winds.

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

    Antonyms:
    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.

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

    Antonyms:
    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.

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

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

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

    Antonyms:
    inconvenient, unpropitious

  2. favorable, favourableadjective

    (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate

    "the days were fair and the winds were favorable"

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

    Antonyms:
    inconvenient, unpropitious

  3. favorable, favourableadjective

    occurring at a convenient or suitable time

    "an opportune time to receive guests"

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    unpropitious, inconvenient

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How to use favourable in a sentence?

  1. Sean Darby:

    Markets in Europe have perhaps woken up to a less favourable environment in terms of the negotiation for Greece and bond yields.

  2. Greek Energy Minister Panos Skourletis:

    These (privatisations) will continue, but we need to find the most favourable terms for the society.

  3. Thomson Reuters I/B/E:

    The Greek resolution is now largely priced into European markets, so going forward we're more focused on the European fundamentals ... which we think are very favourable, so we continue to hold European equity overweight on the back of that view.

  4. Executive Wolfgang Bernhard:

    We are a long way from a corporate crisis, this will be a great year in an environment that is not favourable.

  5. Tom Albanese:

    Vedanta Limited in its own results presentation said back in May that it was intending to (refinance) its debt, in the current favourable markets, we do not need the merger to do that.


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