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. Richard Connor:

    Whether it's a water treatment facility or a system to bring water to fields to irrigate, you're not just funding that project, you're creating a multiplier effect: jobs are being created because water becomes available.

  2. Jeff Kositsky:

    We're going to identify individuals who are in their vehicles who consider themselves homeless and invit( e) them to park in this facility.

  3. Arkady Rotenberg:

    Now it will no longer be a secret, I am the beneficiary, there was a rather complicated facility, there were a lot of creditors, and I managed to become the beneficiary.

  4. Jonathan Hoffman:

    So if the facility is open for business as usual, then -- then Defense Department schools will be, as well, but the goal of( the Department of Defense Education Activity) is to have in-person classes or make it available for having in-person classes and if not, to conduct virtual schooling.

  5. Ammon Bundy:

    It is the people's facility, owned by the people, it has been provided for us to be able to come together and unite and make a hard stand against this overreach - this taking of the people's land and resources.

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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