1. [ adjective ] at a convenient or suitable time
Synonyms: opportune favorable

"an opportune time to receive guests"

Related terms: convenient
2. [ adjective ] (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
Synonyms: favorable

"the days were fair and the winds were favorable"

Related terms: unfavorable following propitious
3. [ adjective ] encouraging or approving or pleasing
Synonyms: favorable

"a favorable reply" "he received a favorable rating" "listened with a favorable ear" "made a favorable impression"

Related terms: unfavorable indulgent high approving pleasing approbative good complimentary affirmative
4. [ adjective ] tending to favor or bring good luck
Synonyms: favorable encouraging lucky prosperous auspicious

"miracles are auspicious accidents" "encouraging omens" "a favorable time to ask for a raise" "lucky stars" "a prosperous moment to make a decision"

Related terms: propitious
Similar spelling:   favorable