favourable

US favorable

/ (ˈfeɪvərəbəl, ˈfeɪvrə-) /


adjective
  1. advantageous, encouraging, or promising

  2. giving consent

Derived forms of favourable

  • favourableness or US favorableness, noun
  • favourably or US favorably, adverb

Words Nearby favourable

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How to use favourable in a sentence

  • But while everything seemed so favourable the crafty Gascon from the first foresaw the dangers which beset his path.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • This was the point of compass revealed by the astrologer as most favourable to the young candidate for manly honours.

    Our Little Korean Cousin | H. Lee M. Pike