Pronunciation: (fā'vur-u-bul, fāv'ru-),[key] —adj. 1. characterized by approval or support; positive: a favorable report. 2. creating or winning favor; pleasing: to make a favorable impression. 3. affording advantage, opportunity, or convenience; advantageous: a favorable position. 4. (of an answer) granting what is desired.
5. boding well; propitious: The signs are favorable for a new start.