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, installationnoun

    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, quicknessnoun

    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, readinessnoun

    a natural effortlessness

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

  4. facilitynoun

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

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

  5. facilitynoun

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

    "a cell phone with internet facility"

Wiktionary

  1. facilitynoun

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

    Etymology: From facilité, and its source, facilitas.

  2. facilitynoun

    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. facilitynoun

    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. facilitynoun

    A toilet.

    Etymology: From facilité, and its source, facilitas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Facilitynoun

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

  2. Facilitynoun

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

  3. Facilitynoun

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

  4. Facilitynoun

    easiness of access; complaisance; affability

  5. Facilitynoun

    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

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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. Asuman Lukwago:

    The team has been contracted for a period of 30 days to offer case management at the health facility level.

  2. Anselme Mungwayitheka:

    We didn't have much equipment in this facility, when we received patients, we just had to put on protective gloves. After caring for them, we had to remove the gloves, but the patient had touched almost all the doors.

  3. 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.

  4. Dorothy L. Sayers:

    A facility for quotation covers the absence of original thought.

  5. Matt Felder:

    In two hours' time, we transferred 19 NICU babies from that facility to our main campus, they did it in record time, 19 babies across the city in under two hours.

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Translations for facility

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  • تسهيلArabic
  • леснина, приспособления, оборудване, лекотаBulgarian
  • zařízeníCzech
  • Einrichtung, Leichtigkeit, VorrichtungGerman
  • instalación, facilidadSpanish
  • امکانPersian
  • fasiliteetti, taito, taitavuus, laitos, helppous, mukavuudetFinnish
  • facilité, pôle, infrastructure, centre, installationFrench
  • goireasScottish Gaelic
  • सुविधाHindi
  • facilitàItalian
  • מתקןHebrew
  • жарамдуулук, ийкемдүүлүк, зээндүүлүк, жөндөмдүүлүкKyrgyz
  • FacilitéitLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • faciliteit, voorziening, aanleg, gemak, inrichtingDutch
  • anleggetNorwegian
  • facilidade, instalaçãoPortuguese
  • facilitateRomanian
  • лёгкость, аппарату́ра, ло́вкость, простота́, приспособление, здание, учреждение, ги́бкость, обору́дованиеRussian
  • infrastruktura, uređajiSerbo-Croatian
  • anläggningenSwedish
  • מעכירעסYiddish
  • 設施Chinese

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