Synonyms of favourable
favourable or (US) favorable
1 positiveDictionary • He made favourable comments about her work.
kind • He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
understanding • Her boss, who was very understanding, gave her time off.
friendly • He has been friendly to me.
approving • an approving nod
sympathetic • It may be that he sees you only as a sympathetic friend.
benign • Critics of the scheme take a less benign view.
agreeable • She was agreeable to the project.
amicable • The meeting ended on reasonably amicable terms.
2 affirmativeDictionary • He expects a favourable reply.
affirmative • He was eager for an affirmative answer.
positive • There has been a positive response to the peace efforts.
3 advantageousDictionary • favourable weather conditions
advantageous • Free exchange of goods was advantageous to all.
timely • These outbreaks are a timely reminder that the disease persists.
good • Biotechnology should be good news for developing countries.
promising • a new and promising stage in the negotiations
fit • You're not fit to be a mother!
encouraging • The results have not been very encouraging.
appropriate • It is appropriate that Irish names dominate the list.
suitable • He could think of no less suitable moment to mention the idea.
helpful • It is often helpful to have someone with you when you get bad news.
hopeful • hopeful forecasts that the economy will improve
convenient • She will try to arrange a mutually convenient time for an interview.
beneficial • vitamins which are beneficial to health
auspicious • His career had an auspicious start.
opportune (formal) • I have arrived at a very opportune moment.
propitious • the most propitious moment to launch the campaign
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advantageousIf something is advantageous to you, it is likely to benefit you.
• Free exchange of goods was advantageous to all.
affirmativeAn affirmative word or gesture indicates that you agree with what someone has said or that the answer to a question is 'yes'.
• He was eager for an affirmative answer.
agreeableIf you are agreeable to something or if it is agreeable to you, you are willing to do it or to allow it to happen.
• She was agreeable to the project.
Thesaurus for favourable from the Collins English Thesaurus
advantageous, encouraging, or promising