Student Thesaurus

One entry found for favorable.
Entry Word: favorable
Function: adjective
Text: 1 expressing approval <favorable reviews for the movie were few>
Synonyms admiring, applauding, appreciative, approving, commendatory, complimentary, friendly, good, positive
Related Words eulogistic, laudatory, praiseful; respectful, supportive; adulatory, worshipful
Near Antonyms captious, carping, caviling (or cavilling), censuring, hypercritical, overcritical
Antonyms adverse, disapproving, negative, unappreciative, uncomplimentary, unfavorable, unfriendly
2 pointing toward a happy outcome <favorable conditions for opening a new business>
Synonyms auspicious, bright, encouraging, golden, heartening, hopeful, promising, propitious
Related Words fortunate, happy, lucky, providential; advantageous, beneficial, profitable
Near Antonyms unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky; calamitous, catastrophic, disastrous, fatal, ruinous
Antonyms discouraging, disheartening, futureless, hopeless, inauspicious, unfavorable, unpromising
3 conferring benefits; promoting or contributing to personal or social well-being <moved to a region with a milder climate with the hope that it would be more favorable to his health> -- see BENEFICIAL
4 showing or expressing acceptance or approval <a favorable reply to our request> -- see POSITIVE