Definitions for facilityfəˈsɪl ɪ ti
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fa•cil•i•tyfəˈsɪl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
Often, facilities. something designed, built, or installed to afford a specific convenience or service: Usually, facilities. something that permits the easier performance of an action, course of conduct, etc.:
a new research facility.
a hotel with facilities for conferences.
readiness or ease due to skill, aptitude, or practice; dexterity.
an easy-flowing manner.
the quality of being easily or conveniently done or performed.
Usually, facilities. a rest room.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
lack of difficulty; ease.
Origin of facility:
1375–1425; late ME (< MF) < L facilitās; see facile
a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
"the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
adeptness, adroitness, deftness, facility, quickness(noun)
skillful performance or ability without difficulty
"his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer"
a natural effortlessness
"they conversed with great facility"; "a happy readiness of conversation"--Jane Austen
something designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience or service
"catering facilities"; "toilet facilities"; "educational facilities"
a service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you
"a cell phone with internet facility"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
facility(noun)əˈsɪl ɪ ti
a large place, building, piece of equipment etc. with a particular purpose
the largest storage and processing facility in the state; the sports facilities at the university; a park with beautiful facilities
The fact of being easy, or easily done; absence of difficulty, simplicity.
Dexterity of speech or action; skill, talent.
The facility she shows in playing the violin is unrivalled.
The physical means or contrivances to make something (especially a service) possible; the required equipment, infrastructure, location etc.
Transport facilities in Bangkok are not sufficient to prevent frequent traffic collapses during rush hour.
Origin: From facilité, and its source, facilitas.
the quality of being easily performed; freedom from difficulty; ease; as, the facility of an operation
ease in performance; readiness proceeding from skill or use; dexterity; as, practice gives a wonderful facility in executing works of art
easiness to be persuaded; readiness or compliance; -- usually in a bad sense; pliancy
easiness of access; complaisance; affability
that which promotes the ease of any action or course of conduct; advantage; aid; assistance; -- usually in the plural; as, special facilities for study
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A real property entity consisting of one or more of the following: a building, a structure, a utility system, pavement, and underlying land. See also air facility.
Translations for facility
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
ease or quickness
She showed great facility in learning languages.
- gemak, vernufAfrikaans
- سُهولَه وسُرْعَهArabic
- facilidadePortuguese (BR)
- lehkost, dovednostCzech
- die LeichtigkeitGerman
- ευκολία, άνεσηGreek
- सुगमता, सरल, सहजHindi
- lakoća, spretnostCroatian
- færni, snerpaIcelandic
- letthet, ferdighet, anlegg (for)Norwegian
- اسانتيا، اسانى، اسانوونكى: استعداد، مهارتPashto
- lätthet, ledighet, flinkhetSwedish
- 敏捷，容易Chinese (Trad.)
- легкість, зручністьUkrainian
- khả năng học hoặc làm việc gì dễ dàngVietnamese
- 敏捷，容易Chinese (Simp.)
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