Simple Definition of favorable
: showing approval
: expressing approval : giving or providing what is desired
: giving a result that helps, benefits, or shows approval of someone
Full Definition of favorable
2 : winning approval : pleasing <a favorable impression>
3 a : tending to promote or facilitate : advantageous <a favorable wind> b : marked by success
Examples of favorable in a sentence
The new play got many favorable reviews.
He was given a favorable recommendation.
Early test results were favorable.
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FAVORABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of favorable for Students
1 : showing approval <a favorable opinion>
2 : tending to help <favorable weather>
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