Synonyms of favourable in English:



  • 1 a favourable assessment of his ability
    approving, commendatory, commending, praising, complimentary, flattering, glowing, appreciative, enthusiastic;
    good, pleasing, agreeable, successful, positive
    informal rave
    [Antonyms] unfavourable, critical
  • 2 the birds nest where conditions are favourable
    advantageous, beneficial, of benefit, in one's favour, on one's side, helpful, good, right, conducive, convenient, suitable, fit, fitting, appropriate;
    [Antonyms] disadvantageous
  • 3 he hoped for a favourable reply to his request
    [Antonyms] negative
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