facilitate

facilitate

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of facilitate in English

English Online Dictionary. What means facilitate‎? What does facilitate mean?

English

Etymology

From French faciliter, from Latin facilis

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fəˈsɪlɪteɪt/, /fəˈsɪləteɪt/

Verb

facilitate (third-person singular simple present facilitates, present participle facilitating, simple past and past participle facilitated)

  1. To make easy or easier.
  2. To help bring about.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
      But while she was pursuing this thought the good genius of Sophia, or that which presided over the integrity of Mrs Honour, or perhaps mere chance, sent an accident in her way, which at once preserved her fidelity, and even facilitated the intended business.
  3. To preside over (a meeting, a seminar).

Synonyms

  • (to make easy or easier): ease

Related terms

  • facile
  • facilitation
  • facilitative
  • facilitator
  • facilitatory
  • facility

Translations


Italian

Verb

facilitate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of facilitare
  2. second-person plural imperative of facilitare
  3. feminine plural of facilitato

Anagrams

  • felicitata

Latin

Noun

facilitāte

  1. ablative singular of facilitās

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin facilitas through French facilité

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [fatʃiliˈtate]

Noun

facilitate f (plural facilități)

  1. facility

Declension

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