What does FACILITATE mean?

Definitions for FACILITATE
fəˈsɪl ɪˌteɪtFACILITATE

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. faciliter. See Facility.]

Editors Contribution

  1. facilitate

    To support the creation of.

    They did facilitate their plans to ensure their wedding was a joyful and peaceful day.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 26, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce FACILITATE?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say FACILITATE in sign language?

  1. facilitate

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

Examples of FACILITATE in a Sentence

  1. Matt Bershadker:

    Bershadker said. A dog fostered and then adopted during COVID-19 pandemic. With regardto adoption, Bershadker noted the ASPCA saw an initial spike in adoptions in March when the pandemic began, but saw numbers slowly start to plateau or decrease due to shelter closures and the slow nature of virtual adoption as quarantine progressed. This is partly due to the fact that, out of an abundance of caution related to the COVID-19 crisis across New York City, we closed the ASPCA Adoption Center to the public and worked hard to move the majority of the animals in our care into foster homes, Bershadker explained. LAW ENFORCEMENT CHAPLAIN, THERAPY DOG CARE FOR FRONTLINE WORKERS DURING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC The Humane Society has experienced similar trends. Weve definitely had an increased interest in adoptions, said Christina Hill, communications director for the Humane Society. But the virtual adoption process takes much longer to complete than our standard pre-COVID process. We also stopped intake, like many shelters have, at the recommendation of national veterinary and sheltering groups, and fewer in equals fewer out. A cat currently available for adoption from the Atlanta Humane Society. During the week of March 7, around when the COVID-19 crisis began in the U.S., there were 17,930 pet adoptions. The week of May 2, there were 11,938 pet adoptions, showing about a 33 percent decrease in adoptions from the start of the pandemic to this month. Butthe percentage of pets entering foster care is up. There were 32,962 pets in foster care the week of March 7, and as of May 8, there were 47,856 --a 45 percent increase. PUPPIES FROM GEORGIA ANIMAL SHELTER VISIT AQUARIUM DURING CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN Jane Chiavelli is one quarantiner who decided this was the time to foster a dog. Ive grown up with dogs, and since Im working from home right now, I wanted to do something good and different, Chiavelli said. She decided to foster her dog, Gus, at the start of April, about one month into quarantine. Jane Chiavelli and her dog, Gus, who she fostered before adopting during COVID-19 pandemic.br I sent in an application to English Springer Rescue America and had a phone interview. Normally they come to inspect your house, but given social distancing, I sent pictures of my apartment and dog park. They matched me with Gus to foster, and I drove to [South Carolina]to pick him up, Chiavelli said. After a few weeks quarantining with Gus, she knew she had to adopt. I realized how perfect he was for me and couldnt imagine giving him up, she said. CAN PETS COME DOWN WITH CORONAVIRUS? Chiavelli said, based on her experience, she encourages everyone to foster pets and consider adoption. Do it, she said. I think its a great opportunity to do something good, and also an opportunity to have some nice company. A cat adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Shelters across the country have implemented innovative solutions to make situations like Chiavellis possible, while ensuring the safety of their staff, animals, and communities. Many animal shelters have been leaning on technology to facilitate online adoptions to continue safely moving dogs and cats out of the shelter and into homes.

  2. Chuck Blazer:

    Among other things, I agreed with other persons in or around 1992 to facilitate the acceptance of a bribe in conjunction with the selection of the host nation for the 1998 World Cup.

  3. Zhao Tong:

    I am skeptical about the speculation that China was behind Kim Jong Un's renewed hard line, i believe China wants North Korea and the U.S. to reach a deal, which would make it easier for China to enhance economic cooperation with North Korea and better facilitate North Korea's strategic transition to economic development and open-up.

  4. Raymond G. Kessler:

    In truth, attempts to regulate the civilian possession of firearms have five political functions. They (1) increase citizen reliance on government and tolerance of increased police powers and abuse; (2) help prevent opposition to the government; (3) facilitate repressive action by government and its allies; (4) lessen the pressure for major or radical reform; and (5) can be selectively enforced against those perceived to be a threat to government.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    To understand limits and realize the discipline, constitute and facilitate a balanced and moderate journey of life; indeed, such skill and spirit, destine and embrace the privileges of success without obstacles.

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Translations for FACILITATE

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  • سهل, تسهيلArabic
  • благоприятствам, улеснявамBulgarian
  • usnadnit, ulehčitCzech
  • facilitereDanish
  • fördern, erleichternGerman
  • διευκολύνωGreek
  • faciligiEsperanto
  • facilitarSpanish
  • تسهیل کردنPersian
  • [[johtaa]] [[puhetta]], johtaa, helpottaa, fasilitoidaFinnish
  • faciliterFrench
  • की सुविधाHindi
  • 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, соде́йствовать, содействоватьRussian
  • förenkla, underlättaSwedish
  • kolaylaştırmakTurkish
  • 促进Chinese

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