(Law) When referring to a clause in a testament: a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; – a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.
is now usually applied to a circumstance or a time that appears favorable for doing or beginning something a propitious moment
refers to something regarded as a good omen of some undertaking he made an auspicious debut
applies to that which is distinctly helpful or advantageous in gaining an end a favorable climate for citrus fruits
Find another word for favorable. In this page you can discover 85 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for favorable, like: hopeful, desirable, promising, boding well, assenting, agreeing, affirmative, well-timed, convenient, beneficial and welcome.
In spite of the favorable news, Howie remained, in a word, a mess.
The European situation was highly favorable.
Are you saying Brandon Westlake had some feelingsâ€”favorable feelingsâ€”for this evil pervertâ€”his uncle?
Banana wars The US brought an action in the WTO against the EU because of its favorable quotas for Caribbean banana wars The US brought an action in the WTO against the EU because of its favorable quotas for Caribbean bananas.
There were many favorable comments, and many pleas for more.