favorable Definition

  • 1expressing approval or agreement
  • 2giving someone an advantage or benefit
  • 3likely to produce a good result; advantageous

Using favorable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "favorable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The weather forecast is favorable for our trip.

  • Example

    The company's financial situation is looking favorable.

  • Example

    The judge gave a favorable ruling in the case.

favorable Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with favorable

  • a positive or successful result


    We are hoping for a favorable outcome in the negotiations.

  • favorable conditions

    circumstances that are advantageous or beneficial


    The plant needs favorable conditions to grow properly.

  • a positive or good opinion of someone or something


    She made a favorable impression on her new boss.

Origins of favorable

from Old French 'favorable', from Latin 'favorabilis', from 'favor' meaning 'favor'


Summary: favorable in Brief

The term 'favorable' [ˈfeɪvərəbl] refers to expressing approval or agreement, giving someone an advantage, or likely to produce a good result. It is often used to describe the weather, financial situations, or legal rulings. Phrases like 'favorable outcome' and 'favorable conditions' denote positive results or circumstances.

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