adverb see favorable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • favorably — [adv1] genially, in a kindly manner agreeably, amiably, approvingly, cordially, courteously, enthusiastically, fairly, generously, graciously, heartily, helpfully, positively, receptively, usefully, willingly, with approbation, with approval,… …   New thesaurus

  • favorably — (Amer.) adv. approvingly, kindly, in a well disposed manner (also favourably) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • favorably — adverb In a favorable manner. She looked favorably on people who gave freely their assistance. See Also: favor, favorable, favorite …   Wiktionary

  • favorably — adverb showing approval (Freq. 3) he reviewed the play favorably • Syn: ↑favourably • Ant: ↑unfavorably • Derived from adjective: ↑favorable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Favorably — Favorable Fa vor*a*ble (f[=a] v[ e]r*[.a]*b l), 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • favorably — See favorableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • favorably — Synonyms and related words: accordantly, acquiescently, advantageously, affirmatively, agreeably, amelioratively, amiably, amicably, approvingly, ardently, arm in arm, as lief, assentingly, auspiciously, beneficially, benignantly, benignly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • favorably — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In an encouraging fashion] Syn. approvingly, agreeably, kindly, helpfully, usefully, fairly, willingly, heartily, cordially, genially, generously, amiably, graciously, courteously, receptively, with favor, with approval,… …   English dictionary for students

  • favorably — fa·vor·ably …   English syllables

  • favorably disposed — index partial (biased) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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