What does facilitate mean?

Definitions for facilitate
fəˈsɪl ɪˌteɪtfa·cil·i·tate

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

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How to say facilitate in sign language?

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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. Andi Schmid:

    Lizzy has been managing the pain in her back for some time now and we were all of the same opinion that an operation was in the best interests of Lizzy's health and wellbeing, we are delighted that the surgery was a success and we will now ensure that Lizzy has all the support she needs to facilitate her recovery.

  2. John Aiken:

    We believe that the miss against expectations was largely driven by lower revenues, while declining management fee margins is an industry wide concern, we have noticed some incremental moderation in IGM's numbers, as it seeks to realign pricing in order to facilitate longer-term fund sales.

  3. Peter DeFazio:

    We're not certain yet what the best technology is, we've got to get a handle on those who are operating improperly and then we also have to facilitate the growth of the (commercial drone) industry itself, because the benefits are potentially phenomenal.

  4. 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.

  5. Rick Rezek:

    The only electronic platforms that have succeeded are those with a dealer on the other side who is willing to commit capital and facilitate the transaction, i wouldn't want to put something on a platform at BlackRock and let them see what I am doing, and they wouldn't do that either.

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Translations for facilitate

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  • سهل, تسهيلArabic
  • благоприятствам, улеснявамBulgarian
  • usnadnit, ulehčitCzech
  • facilitereDanish
  • fördern, erleichternGerman
  • διευκολύνωGreek
  • faciligiEsperanto
  • facilitarSpanish
  • [[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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