(comparative more favourable, superlative most favourable)
- pleasing, encouraging or approving
- The candidate wearing the business suit made a favourable impression.
- useful or helpful
- We made quick progress, due to favourable winds.
- convenient or at a suitable time; opportune
- The rain stopped at a favourable time for our tennis match.
- auspicious or lucky
- She says that she was born under a favourable star.