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Synonyms for favourable

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. favorable, favourable(adj)

    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, favourable(adj)

    (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, favourable(adj)

    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, prosperous(adj)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. favourable(adjective)

    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. favourable(adjective)

    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. favourable(adjective)

    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. favourable(adjective)

    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. favourable(adjective)

    auspicious or lucky

    She says that she was born under a favourable star.

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

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

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How to use favourable in a sentence?

  1. Chang Sea-jin:

    Adopting something like dual-class shares would be basically adding a measure that favours the families on top of what is already a favourable system for them.

  2. Milorad Dodik:

    This is a favourable arrangement which will support the budget and enable stable payments of pensions and wages and strengthen liquidity of the public sector.

  3. Kaur Pola:

    Malakoff's gearing is not low at 290 percent, so sizable acquisitions would require equity, in the current environment, any association with 1MDB would be negative. In addition, 1MDB paid fairly rich valuations for its assets so a favourable transaction is not likely.

  4. David Leben:

    Demand is increasing, notably in gasoline, I think most of the market expects that eventually we'll break through to the upside - but in the meantime producers are taking a realistic view on the commodity, it's reflective of a move to lock in favourable economics and support the portfolio before they get ready to ramp production back up.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A State that faces, as the utmost and severe danger from its ignorance, injustice, favourable tendency, transgression, specific sympathies, and conscienceless media; conversely, as such dangerous risk even from an enemy is impossible.


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