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favorable

 
Adjective favorable has 7 senses
  1. favorable, golden - very favorable or advantageous; "a golden opportunity"
    Antonyms: inauspicious, unfortunate (indirect, via auspicious)
  2. favorable, favourable - encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
    Antonyms: unfavorable, unfavourable, admonitory, admonishing, reproachful, reproving, adverse, harmful, inauspicious, untoward, disapproving, discriminatory, invidious, hostile
  3. favorable, favourable - (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate; "the days were fair and the winds were favorable"
    Antonyms: unfavorable, unfavourable, adverse, contrary
  4. favorable, well-disposed - favorably disposed; not antagonistic; "a government favorable to our interests"
    Antonym: unfriendly (indirect, via friendly)
  5. auspicious, encouraging, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous - 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"
    Antonym: unpropitious (indirect, via propitious)
  6. favorable, favourable, opportune - at a convenient or suitable time; "an opportune time to receive guests"
    Antonym: inconvenient (indirect, via convenient)
  7. favorable, positive - granting what has been desired or requested; "a favorable reply"; "a positive answer"
    Antonym: negative (indirect, via affirmative)
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