Pronunciation: (fā'vur-u-bul, fāv'ru-), [key]
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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.