Definition of favorable


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • favorable is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 17 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • favorable is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 20 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of favorable

  • presaging or likely to bring good luck or a good outcome (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a favorable time to ask for a raise

    Synonyms

    1. favourable
    2. golden
    3. lucky
    4. prosperous

  • giving an advantage (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. advantageous
    2. favourable

  • encouraging or approving or pleasing (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a favorable reply
    2. he received a favorable rating
    3. listened with a favorable ear
    4. made a favorable impression

    Synonyms

    1. favourable

  • (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the days were fair and the winds were favorable

    Synonyms

    1. favourable

See definition of favorable in Merriam Webster