Definition of favourably adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (especially US English favorably) adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈfeɪvərəbli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfeɪvərəbli//
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  1. 1in a way that is positive and shows a good opinion of somebody/something synonym positively (2) He speaks very favourably of your work.
  2. 2in a way that is good for something and makes it likely to be successful or have an advantage These figures compare favourably with last year's.
  3. 3in a way that makes somebody have a good opinion of somebody/something I was very favourably impressed with her work.