occurring at a convenient or suitable time
"an opportune time to receive guests"
inclined to help or support
not antagonistic or hostile
"a government friendly to our interests"
"an amicable agreement"
- well disposed
presaging or likely to bring good luck
"a favorable time to ask for a raise"
"a prosperous moment to make a decision"
(of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
"the days were fair and the winds were favorable"
encouraging or approving or pleasing
"a favorable reply"
"he received a favorable rating"
"listened with a favorable ear"
"made a favorable impression"