Favorable

Definition of Favorable

Fa´vor`a`ble   Pronunciation: fā´vẽr`å`b'l
a.1.Full of favor; favoring; manifesting partiality; kind; propitious; friendly.
Lend favorable ears to our request.
- Shak.
Lord, thou hast been favorable unto thy land.
- Ps. lxxxv. 1.
2.Conducive; contributing; tending to promote or facilitate; advantageous; convenient.
A place very favorable for the making levies of men.
- Clarendon.
The temper of the climate, favorable to generation, health, and long life.
- Sir W. Temple.
3.Beautiful; well-favored.
The favorableness of the present times to all exertions in the cause of liberty.
- Burke.

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