What does facility mean?

Definitions for facility
fəˈsɪl ɪ tifa·cil·i·ty

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. facility, installation(noun)

    a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry

    "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"

  2. 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"

  3. facility, readiness(noun)

    a natural effortlessness

    "they conversed with great facility"; "a happy readiness of conversation"--Jane Austen

  4. facility(noun)

    something designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience or service

    "catering facilities"; "toilet facilities"; "educational facilities"

  5. facility(noun)

    a service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you

    "a cell phone with internet facility"

Wiktionary

  1. facility(Noun)

    The fact of being easy, or easily done; absence of difficulty, simplicity.

    Etymology: From facilité, and its source, facilitas.

  2. facility(Noun)

    Dexterity of speech or action; skill, talent.

    The facility she shows in playing the violin is unrivalled.

    Etymology: From facilité, and its source, facilitas.

  3. facility(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: From facilité, and its source, facilitas.

  4. facility(Noun)

    A toilet.

    Etymology: From facilité, and its source, facilitas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Facility(noun)

    the quality of being easily performed; freedom from difficulty; ease; as, the facility of an operation

  2. Facility(noun)

    ease in performance; readiness proceeding from skill or use; dexterity; as, practice gives a wonderful facility in executing works of art

  3. Facility(noun)

    easiness to be persuaded; readiness or compliance; -- usually in a bad sense; pliancy

  4. Facility(noun)

    easiness of access; complaisance; affability

  5. Facility(noun)

    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

  1. facility

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. facility

    A type of property created and designed for a specific purpose.

    They did sit together and start to forward plan their wedding together.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 28, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'facility' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4174

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'facility' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4004

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'facility' in Nouns Frequency: #461

How to pronounce facility?

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How to say facility in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of facility in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of facility in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of facility in a Sentence

  1. Lee Wolosky:

    We have a window in the coming months to work diligently with our friends and allies to reduce substantially and responsibly the detainee population at Guantanamo, as part of the president's policy of closing the facility by the end of his term.

  2. Leslie Walker:

    There's very little to do, it was built as a punishment facility. The thing in corrections is that you don't want people to like it there. Some people have been there since it opened, and those people are excruciatingly bored or scared or both.

  3. Blue Bell:

    When production resumes at the Sylacauga plant, it will be on a limited basis as the company seeks to confirm that new procedures, facility enhancements and employee training have been effective. Ice cream produced will be closely monitored and tested. Upon completion of this trial period, Blue Bell will begin building inventory to return to the market.

  4. Jeffrey Duchin:

    In addition, we're aware of a number of individuals associated with the long-term care facility who are reportedly ill with respiratory symptoms or pneumonia, and we're in the process of investigating this situation as an outbreak, we're in the beginning stages of our investigation and new details.

  5. Anna Nakanwagi:

    If you went to a private health facility ... you should [expect] to be able to find somebody who has capacity to diagnose TB.

Images & Illustrations of facility

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Translations for facility

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • تسهيلArabic
  • леснина, лекота, приспособления, оборудванеBulgarian
  • zařízeníCzech
  • Leichtigkeit, Einrichtung, VorrichtungGerman
  • facilidad, instalaciónSpanish
  • امکانPersian
  • laitos, mukavuudet, helppous, fasiliteetti, taito, taitavuusFinnish
  • centre, installation, infrastructure, facilité, pôleFrench
  • goireasScottish Gaelic
  • सुविधाHindi
  • facilitàItalian
  • מתקןHebrew
  • ийкемдүүлүк, жарамдуулук, зээндүүлүк, жөндөмдүүлүкKyrgyz
  • FacilitéitLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • voorziening, inrichting, gemak, aanleg, faciliteitDutch
  • anleggetNorwegian
  • facilidade, instalaçãoPortuguese
  • facilitateRomanian
  • лёгкость, аппарату́ра, простота́, приспособление, здание, ги́бкость, обору́дование, учреждение, ло́вкостьRussian
  • uređaji, infrastrukturaSerbo-Croatian
  • מעכירעסYiddish
  • 設施Chinese

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