"favorable" in the adjective sense
1. favorable, favourable
encouraging or approving or pleasing
"a favorable reply"
"he received a favorable rating"
"listened with a favorable ear"
"made a favorable impression"
2. favorable, favourable
of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
"the days were fair and the winds were favorable"
3. golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous
presaging or likely to bring good luck or a good outcome
"a favorable time to ask for a raise"
"a prosperous moment to make a decision"
4. advantageous, favorable, favourable
giving an advantage
"a contract advantageous to our country"
"socially advantageous to entertain often"
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