Facilitated
Facilitate Fa*cil"i*tate (f[.a]*s[i^]l"[i^]*t[=a]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Facilitated} (f[.a]*s[i^]l"[i^]*t[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Facilitating} (f[.a]*s[i^]l"[i^]*t[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. faciliter. See {Facility}.] To make easy or less difficult; to free from difficulty or impediment; to lessen the labor of; as, to facilitate the execution of a task. [1913 Webster]

To invite and facilitate that line of proceeding which the times call for. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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