Favorable to Feasible
(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.
1. Countenanced; aided; regarded with kidness; as, a favored friend.
2. Having a certain favor or appearance; featured; as, well-favored; hard-favored, etc.
(Fa"vored*ly) adv. In a favored or a favorable manner; favorably. [Obs.] Deut. xvii. 1. Arscham.
(Fa"vored*ness), n. Appearance. [Obs.]
(Fa"vor*er) n. One who favors; one who regards with kindness or friendship; a well-wisher; one
who assists or promotes success or prosperity. [Written also favourer.]
And come to us as favorers, not as foes.Shak.
(Fa"vor*ess) n. A woman who favors or gives countenance. [Written also fovouress.]
(Fa"vor*ing), a. That favors. Fa"vor*ing*ly, adv.
(Fa"vor*ite) n. [OF. favorit favored, F. favori, fem. favorite, p. p. of OF. favorir, cf. It. favorito,
frm. favorita, fr. favorire to favor. See Favor.]
1. A person or thing regarded with peculiar favor; one treated with partiality; one preferred above others; especially,
one unduly loved, trusted, and enriched with favors by a person of high rank or authority.
Committing to a wicked favoriteMilton.
All public cares.
2. pl. Short curls dangling over the temples; fashionable in the reign of Charles II. [Obs.] Farquhar.
3. (Sporting) The competitor (as a horse in a race) that is judged most likely to win; the competitor
standing highest in the betting.
(Fa"vor*ite), a. Regarded with particular affection, esteem, or preference; as, a favorite walk; a
favorite child. "His favorite argument." Macaulay.