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Favorably definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FA'VORABLY, adv. Kindly; with friendly dispositions; with regard or affection; with an inclination to favor; as, to judge or think favorably of a measure; to think favorably of those we love.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: showing approval; "he reviewed the play favorably" [syn: favorably, favourably] [ant: unfavorably, unfavourably]

Merriam Webster's

adverb see favorable

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Favorable Fa"vor*a*ble, a. [Written also favourable.] [F. favorable, L. favorabilis favored, popular, pleasing, fr. favor. See Favor, n.] 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. [Obs.] --Spenser. -- Fa"vora*ble*ness, n. -- Fa"vor*a*bly, sdv. The faborableness of the present times to all extertions in the cause of liberty. --Burke.

Moby Thesaurus

accordantly, acquiescently, advantageously, affirmatively, agreeably, amelioratively, amiably, amicably, approvingly, ardently, arm in arm, as lief, assentingly, auspiciously, beneficially, benignantly, benignly, brightly, compliantly, congenially, consentingly, cordially, enthusiastically, fain, familiarly, fortunately, friendliwise, friendly, genially, good, graciously, hand in hand, happily, heartily, helpfully, helpingly, humanely, humanly, indulgently, intimately, kindheartedly, kindly, lief, lieve, luckily, melioratively, nicely, nothing loath, pleasantly, positively, profitably, promisingly, propitiously, prosperously, satisfyingly, serviceably, softheartedly, successfully, swimmingly, tenderheartedly, to advantage, to the good, ungrudgingly, ungrumblingly, unreluctantly, usefully, warmheartedly, warmly, well, willingly, with advantage, with open arms, without demur, without hesitation, without reluctance, yes




 


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