What does facilitate mean?

Definitions for facilitatefəˈsɪl ɪˌteɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. facilitate, ease, alleviate(verb)

    make easier

    "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"

  2. help, facilitate(verb)

    be of use

    "This will help to prevent accidents"

  3. facilitate(verb)

    increase the likelihood of (a response)

    "The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse"

Wiktionary

  1. facilitate(Verb)

    To make easy or easier.

  2. facilitate(Verb)

    To help bring about

  3. facilitate(Verb)

    To preside over (a meeting, a seminar)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Facilitate(verb)

    to make easy or less difficult; to free from difficulty or impediment; to lessen the labor of; as, to facilitate the execution of a task

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. faciliter. See Facility.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'facilitate' in Verbs Frequency: #792

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of facilitate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of facilitate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Juan Manuel:

    The coordinates have been received. I am giving instructions to facilitate the liberation for next week.

  2. James Scott:

    The Cyber Shield Act could serve as a secure conduit to facilitate update and patch delivery James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology

  3. White House:

    This arrangement will facilitate the travel of millions of U.S. and Chinese citizens, furthering the trade, cultural, and people-to-people ties that form the foundation of our bilateral relationship.

  4. Richard Yonck:

    Emotions will be critical in making machine intelligence more compatible with our own. This will be essential in order to facilitate healthier interactions as we move forward into our hopefully shared future.

  5. Mark Morgan:

    The National Academy is actually one of the FBI's cornerstone programs, we put them in an environment where we facilitate coursework, and really facilitate the students coming together, and create an environment where they can exchange ideas right now with the twenty-first century challenges faced in law enforcement.

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Translations for facilitate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • سهل, تسهيلArabic
  • благоприятствам, улеснявамBulgarian
  • usnadnit, ulehčitCzech
  • facilitereDanish
  • fördern, erleichternGerman
  • διευκολύνωGreek
  • faciligiEsperanto
  • facilitarSpanish
  • [[johtaa]] [[puhetta]], johtaa, helpottaa, fasilitoidaFinnish
  • faciliterFrench
  • оңойлотуу, басаңдатуу, жеңилдетүү, азайтууKyrgyz
  • tūāpā, huawaereMāori
  • forenkle, gjøre lettereNorwegian
  • forenkle, forenkla, gjere lettareNorwegian Nynorsk
  • ułatwiać, torowaćPolish
  • facilitarPortuguese
  • facilitaRomanian
  • облегча́ть, посоде́йствовать, облегчи́ть, помо́чь, поспосо́бствовать, помога́ть, спосо́бствовать, соде́йствоватьRussian
  • förenkla, underlättaSwedish
  • kolaylaştırmakTurkish
  • 促进Chinese

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