presaging or likely to bring good luck
"a favorable time to ask for a raise"
"a prosperous moment to make a decision"
occurring at a convenient or suitable time
"an opportune time to receive guests"
(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"