facilities

facilities

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

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fəˈsɪlɪtiz/
  • Hyphenation: fa‧cil‧i‧ties

Noun

facilities

  1. plural of facility

Noun

facilities pl (plural only)

  1. Synonym of facility in certain contexts.
  2. (euphemistic) Facilities for urination and defecation: a toilet; a lavatory.
    • 2002: Q Is for Quarry by w:Sue Grafton
      I christened the facilities, shrugged into my windbreaker, and met Dolan at his door.

Usage notes

This word is plural (and takes plural verbs) even when referring to a single facility or lavatory. It can also refer to multiple lavatories.

Synonyms

  • (toilet): See Thesaurus:toilet and Thesaurus:bathroom

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