Definitions of favourable

  1. tending to favor or bring good luck; "miracles are auspicious accidents"; "encouraging omens"; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. at a convenient or suitable time; "an opportune time to receive guests" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate; "the days were fair and the winds were favorable" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Favorably, favourably. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Kind; gracious; friendly; propitious; conducive to; tending to promote; advantageous; affording means to facilitate. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Friendly; kind; propitious. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Well disposed. propiticus; commendatory, approving; giving consent (f. answer); promising, auspicious, (f. aspect); helpful, suitable, (to). Hence favourableness n., favourably adv. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  9. Kind, propitious, affectionate; palliative, tender, averse from censure; conducive to, contributing to; accommodate, convenient; beautiful, well favoured. Complete Dictionary