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favorable

fa·vor·a·ble

favorable

 
 
pronunciation:
feI v r bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: advantageous, convenient, or helpful.
The loan has favorable terms.
synonyms:
advantageous, beneficial, convenient, good, helpful, profitable, propitious, salutary
antonyms:
adverse, disadvantageous, hostile, ill, inhospitable, inimical, unfavorable
similar words:
amiable, comfortable, congenial, gainful, grateful, lucrative, opportune, positive, prosperous, rewarding, right, useful, valuable
definition 2: approving; positive.
She has a favorable opinion of her boss.
antonyms:
negative, unfavorable
definition 3: causing approval; pleasing.
He makes a favorable impression.
synonyms:
admirable, agreeable, estimable, excellent, good, likable, pleasing
antonyms:
unfavorable
similar words:
grateful, honorable, laudable, praiseworthy, respectable, right
definition 4: showing the promise of something good.
a favorable weather report
synonyms:
auspicious, encouraging, promising, propitious
antonyms:
ill, unfavorable, unfriendly
similar words:
bright, fortunate, hopeful, optimistic
definition 5: granting what is wished or desired.
a favorable response to her letter
synonyms:
accommodating, agreeable, obliging, positive, ready, willing
antonyms:
unfavorable
similar words:
compliant, concurrent, helpful, propitious
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derivations: favorably (adv.), favorableness (n.)