What does facilitate mean?

Definitions for facilitatefəˈsɪl ɪˌteɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word facilitate.

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. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Joel S. Goldsmith:

    I am not certain of the exact wording or the book it is in, but the essence of the statement is, When you meditate you facilitate the growth of the entire world. I have searched the internet but have not found it. It is such a profound statement it deserves to be listed with his other quotations, and he even said it before RUPERT SHELDRAKE POSTULATED MORPHOGENETIC RESONANCE.

  5. Anna Nelson:

    During the visits, we are able to meet with the detainees on an individual basis and in-private. Each individual is free to agree or decline to meet with us, we facilitate contact between the detainees and their relatives through written messages as well as phone calls and Skype-like video calls. Communications between the detainees and their relatives are monitored and censored by authorities. Our role is strictly to facilitate the contact.

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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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