What does facilitate mean?

Definitions for facilitate
fəˈsɪl ɪˌteɪtfa·cil·i·tate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. facilitate, ease, alleviateverb

    make easier

    "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"

  2. help, facilitateverb

    be of use

    "This will help to prevent accidents"

  3. facilitateverb

    increase the likelihood of (a response)

    "The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse"

Wiktionary

  1. facilitateverb

    To make easy or easier.

  2. facilitateverb

    To help bring about

  3. facilitateverb

    To preside over (a meeting, a seminar)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Facilitateverb

    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  

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  1. Verbs Frequency

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

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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. President Trump:

    I’m committed to working with Israel and the Palestinians to reach an agreement, i will do whatever is necessary to facilitate the agreement.

  2. John Quinley:

    The reports of Rohingya dying while trying to flee the island by boat are extremely alarming, the government should allow any Rohingya who wish to return to Cox’s Bazar to do so, and facilitate the transportation.

  3. Simon Coveney:

    Boris Johnson is outlining a very clear and firm position but it is a totally unreasonable position that the EU cannot facilitate and he must know that.

  4. Robert Redfield:

    Remember, it's guidance, it's not requirements, and its purpose is to facilitate the reopening and keeping open the schools in this country.

  5. Susan Collins:

    Some of the allegations levied against Judge Kavanaugh illustrate why the presumption of innocence is so important, i am thinking in particular not of the allegations raised by Professor Blasey Ford, but of the allegation that, when Blasey Ford was Blasey Ford, Judge Kavanaugh drugged multiple girls and used their weakened state to facilitate gang rape.

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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
  • సులభతరంTelugu
  • kolaylaştırmakTurkish
  • 促进Chinese

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    • B. ternion
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