favorable vs friendly what difference

what is difference between favorable and friendly

English

Pronunciation

Adjective

favorable (comparative more favorable, superlative most favorable)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of favourable

Derived terms

  • unfavorable

Related terms

  • favor
  • favorably

Translations


Catalan

Etymology

From Latin favorabilis.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /fə.voˈɾa.blə/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /fə.buˈɾa.blə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /fa.voˈɾa.ble/

Adjective

favorable (masculine and feminine plural favorables)

  1. favourable

Further reading

  • “favorable” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “favorable” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “favorable” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “favorable” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

French

Etymology

From Latin favorabilis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fa.vɔ.ʁabl/

Adjective

favorable (plural favorables)

  1. favourable, favorable

Antonyms

  • hostile

Related terms

  • faveur
  • favorablement

Further reading

  • “favorable” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Alternative forms

  • favorábel

Etymology

From Latin favorabilis.

Adjective

favorable m or f (plural favorables)

  1. favorable

Derived terms

  • favorablemente

Further reading

  • “favorable” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin favorabilis

Pronunciation

Adjective

favorable m (feminine singular favorabla, masculine plural favorables, feminine plural favorablas)

  1. favorable

Derived terms

  • desfavorable
  • favorablament

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin favorabilis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /faboˈɾable/, [fa.β̞oˈɾa.β̞le]

Adjective

favorable (plural favorables)

  1. favorable

Derived terms

  • favorablemente

Further reading

  • “favorable” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɹɛndli/, /ˈfɹɛnli/

Etymology 1

From Middle English frendly, freendly, frendely, frendlich, from Old English frēondlīċ, from Proto-Germanic *frijōndlīkaz, equivalent to friend +‎ -ly. Cognate with Saterland Frisian früntelk, fjuntelk (friendly), West Frisian freonlik (friendly), Dutch vriendelijk (friendly), German Low German fründelk, frünnelk (friendly), German freundlich (friendly).

Adjective

friendly (comparative friendlier or more friendly, superlative friendliest or most friendly)

  1. Generally warm, approachable and easy to relate with in character.
  2. Inviting, characteristic of friendliness.
  3. Having an easy or accepting relationship with something.
  4. Without any hostility.
  5. Promoting the good of any person; favourable; propitious.
    • On the first friendly bank he throws him down.
  6. (military) Of or pertaining to friendlies (friendly noun sense 2, below). Also applied to other bipolar confrontations, such as team sports
  7. (number theory) Being or relating to two or more natural numbers with a common abundancy.
  8. (in compounds) Compatible with, or not damaging to (the compounded noun).
Antonyms
  • hostile
  • unfriendly
Hyponyms
Derived terms
Translations

Noun

friendly (plural friendlies)

  1. (sports) A game which is of no consequence in terms of ranking, betting etc.
    This match is merely a friendly, so don’t worry too much about it.
  2. A person or entity on the same side in a conflict.
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English frendly, frendliche, from Old English frēondlīċe (in a friendly manner), equivalent to friend +‎ -ly.

Adverb

friendly (comparative more friendly, superlative most friendly)

  1. (archaic) In a friendly manner, like a friend.
Synonyms
  • amicably, friendlily
Translations


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