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Adjective favorable has 5 senses


favorablea. [F. favorable, L. favorabilis favored, popular, pleasing, fr. favor. See Favor, n.].
  •  Full of favor; favoring; manifesting partiality; kind; propitious; friendly.  [1913 Webster]
    "Lend favorable ears to our request."  [1913 Webster]
    "Lord, thou hast been favorable unto thy land."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Conducive; contributing; tending to promote or facilitate; advantageous; convenient.  [1913 Webster]
    "A place very favorable for the making levies of men."  [1913 Webster]
    "The temper of the climate, favorable to generation, health, and long life."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Beautiful; well-favored.  Spenser.
    "The favorableness of the present times to all exertions in the cause of liberty."  [1913 Webster]



accommodating, accommodative, accordant, acquiescent, advantageous, advisable, advocating, affirmative, agreeable, agreeing, alacritous, amenable, amiable, amicable, approbatory, appropriate, approving, ardent, assenting, auspicious, backing, becoming, befitting, beneficent, beneficial, benevolent, benign, benignant, bon, bonny, brave, braw, bright, bright with promise, brotherly, bueno, capital, cheering, cogent, commendable, commendatory, compliable, compliant, complimentary, congenial, congruous, consentient, consenting, content, convenient, cooperative, decent, desirable, dexter, disposed, docile, eager, elegant, encouraging, endorsing, enthusiastic, estimable, excellent, expedient, fain, fair, famous, favorably disposed, favorably inclined, favoring, feasible, felicitous, fine, fit, fitten, fitting, fortunate, forward, fraternal, friendlike, friendly, fructuous, full of promise, game, golden, good, goodly, grand, grateful, gratifying, happy, harmonious, healthful, healthy, helpful, helping, in the mind, in the mood, inclined, inspiring, inspiriting, kind, kindly, kindly-disposed, laudable, laudatory, likely, looking up, lucky, meet, minded, neighborlike, neighborly, nice, noble, nothing loath, of good omen, of happy portent, of promise, opportune, peaceable, permissive, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasureful, pliant, politic, positive, praiseful, predisposed, pregnant of good, pro, profitable, promising, prompt, prone, proper, propitious, prosperous, providential, quick, ratifying, ready, ready and willing, reassuring, receptive, recommendable, recommendatory, regal, responsive, right, ripe, royal, salutary, sanctioning, seasonable, seemly, simpatico, sisterly, skillful, sociable, sortable, sound, splendid, submissive, suitable, supporting, supportive, sympathetic, sympathique, timely, to be desired, toward, tractable, ungrudging, unhostile, unloath, unrefusing, unreluctant, useful, valid, very good, virtuous, welcome, well-affected, well-disposed, well-inclined, well-intentioned, well-meaning, well-meant, well-timed, white, wholesome, willed, willing, willinghearted, wise, worthwhile, zealous




N willingness, voluntariness, willing mind, heart, disposition, inclination, leaning, animus, frame of mind, humor, mood, vein, bent, penchant, aptitude, docility, docibleness, persuasibleness, persuasibility, pliability, geniality, cordiality, goodwill, alacrity, readiness, earnestness, forwardness, eagerness, asset, compliance, pleasure, gratuitous service, labor of love, volunteer, volunteering, willing, minded, fain, disposed, inclined, favorable, favorably- minded, favorably inclined, favorably disposed, nothing loth, in the vein, in the mood, in the humor, in the mind, ready, forward, earnest, eager, bent upon, predisposed, propense, docile, persuadable, persuasible, suasible, easily persuaded, facile, easy-going, tractable, genial, gracious, cordial, cheering, hearty, content, voluntary, gratuitous, spontaneous, unasked &c (ask), unforced, willingly, fain, freely, as lief, heart and soul, with pleasure, with all one's heart, with open arms, with good will, with right will, de bonne volonte, ex animo, con amore, heart in hand, nothing loth, without reluctance, of one's own accord, graciously, with a good grace, a la bonne heure, by all means, by all manner of means, to one's heart's content, yes.


N goodness, excellence, merit, virtue, value, worth, price, super-excellence, supereminence, superiority, perfection, coup de maitre, masterpiece, chef d'ouvre, prime, flower, cream, elite, pick, A, nonesuch, nonpareil, creme de la creme, flower of the flock, cock of the roost, salt of the earth, champion, prodigy, tidbit, gem, gem of the first water, bijou, precious stone, jewel, pearl, diamond, ruby, brilliant, treasure, good thing, rara avis, one in a thousand, beneficence, good man, harmless, hurtless, unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive, beneficial, valuable, of value, serviceable, advantageous, edifying, profitable, salutary, favorable, propitious fair, good, good as gold, excellent, better, superior, above par, nice, fine, genuine, best, choice, select, picked, elect, recherche, rare, priceless, unparagoned, unparalleled, superlatively, good, bully, crackajack, giltedged, superfine, superexcellent, of the first water, first-rate, first-class, high- wrought, exquisite, very best, crack, prime, tiptop, capital, cardinal, standard, inimitable, admirable, estimable, praiseworthy, pleasing, couleur de rose, precious, of great price, costly, worth its weight in gold, worth a Jew's eye, priceless, invaluable, inestimable, precious as the apple of the eye, tolerable, up to the mark, unexceptionable, unobjectionable, satisfactory, tidy, in good condition, in fair condition, fresh, sound, beneficially, well, Jewels five words long, long may such goodness live!, the luxury of doing good.


N aid, aidance, assistance, help, opitulation, succor, support, lift, advance, furtherance, promotion, coadjuvancy, patronage, championship, countenance, favor, interest, advocacy, sustentation, subvention, alimentation, nutrition, nourishment, eutrophy, manna in the wilderness, food, means, ministry, ministration, subministration, accommodation, relief, rescue, help at a dead lift, supernatural aid, deus ex machina, supplies, reinforcements, reenforcements, succors, contingents, recruits, support, adjunct, ally, aiding, auxiliary, adjuvant, helpful, coadjuvant, subservient, ministrant, ancillary, accessory, subsidiary, at one's beck, at one's beck and call, friendly, amicable, favorable, propitious, well-disposed, neighborly, obliging, with the aid, by the aid of, on behalf of, in behalf of, in aid of, in the service of, in the name of, in favor of, in furtherance of, on account of, for the sake of, on the part of, non obstante, Int, help!, save us!, to the rescue!, alterum alterius auxilio eget, God befriend us as our cause is just, at your service.


N timeliness, occasion, opportunity, opening, room, event (eventuality), suitable season, proper season, suitable time, proper time, high time, opportuneness, tempestivity, crisis, turn, juncture, conjuncture, crisis, turning point, given time, nick of time, golden opportunity, well timed opportunity, fine opportunity, favorable opportunity, opening, clear stage, fair field, mollia tempora, fata Morgana, spare time, opportune, timely, well-timed, timeful, seasonable, providential, lucky, fortunate, happy, favorable, propitious, auspicious, critical, suitable, obiter dicta, opportunely, in proper course, in due course, in proper season, in due season, in proper time, in due time, for the nonce, in the nick of time, in the fullness of time, all in good time, just in time, at the eleventh hour, now or never, by the way, by the by, en passant, a propos, pro re nata, pro hac vice, par parenthese, parenthetically, by way of parenthesis, incidentally, while speaking of, while on the subject, extempore, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, on the spot, carpe diem occasionem cognosce, one's hour is come, the time is up, that reminds me, now that you mention it, come to think of it, bien perdu bien connu, e sempre l'ora, ex quovis ligno non fit Mercurius, nosce tempus, nunc aut nunquam.

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