Facilitate

  • 1 facilitate — FACILITÁTE, facilităţi, s.f. Însuşire a ceea ce este facil; însuşirea de a realiza, de a face ceva fără mari eforturi, cu uşurinţă. ♦ (La pl.) Înlesniri făcute cuiva. Facilităţi de plată. – Din fr. facilité, lat. facilitas, atis. Trimis de… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 facilitate — fa·cil·i·tate /fə si lə ˌtāt/ vt tat·ed, tat·ing: to make easier: help bring about a vehicle used to facilitate commission of the offense fa·cil·i·ta·tion /fə ˌsi lə tā shən/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 facilitate — meaning ‘to make easy or feasible’ should have as its object a task or operation (including a verbal noun in ing), not a person: • They often used hypnosis to facilitate recall A. Storr, 1979 • The door kept open between them to facilitate… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 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;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 facilitate — 1610s, from Fr. faciliter to render easy, from L. facilis easy (see FACILE (Cf. facile)). Related: Facilitated; facilitates; facilitating …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 facilitate — [v] assist the progress of aid, ease, expedite, forward, further, grease the wheels*, hand carry*, help, make easy, open doors*, promote, run interference for*, simplify, smooth, speed, speed up, walk through*; concepts 110,242 Ant. block, check …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 facilitate — ► VERB ▪ make easy or easier. DERIVATIVES facilitation noun facilitative adjective facilitator noun facilitatory adjective. ORIGIN French faciliter, from Latin facilis easy …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 facilitate — [fə sil′ə tāt΄] vt. facilitated, facilitating [< Fr faciliter < It facilitare < L facilis (see FACILE) + ATE1] to make easy or easier facilitator n …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 facilitate — 01. The purpose of the trade mission is to [facilitate] the exchange of goods between the two nations. 02. The government is looking for ways to [facilitate] foreign investment in our country. 03. The job of ESL teacher is often described as that …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 10 facilitate — facilitator fa‧cil‧i‧ta‧tor [fəˈsɪlteɪtə ǁ ər] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES someone who helps a group of people discuss things with each other or do something effectively: • We see our role as facilitators who can get the negotiations going …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 facilitate */ — UK [fəˈsɪləteɪt] / US [fəˈsɪləˌteɪt] verb [transitive] Word forms facilitate : present tense I/you/we/they facilitate he/she/it facilitates present participle facilitating past tense facilitated past participle facilitated formal to make it… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 facilitate — verb ADVERB ▪ greatly ▪ The use of computers has greatly facilitated the company s ability to keep accurate records. ▪ further VERB + FACILITATE ▪ be designed to, help (to) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 facilitate — [[t]fəsɪ̱lɪteɪt[/t]] facilitates, facilitating, facilitated VERB To facilitate an action or process, especially one that you would like to happen, means to make it easier or more likely to happen. [V n] The new airport will facilitate the… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 facilitate — transitive verb ( tated; tating) Date: 1611 to make easier ; help bring about < facilitate growth > • facilitative adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 facilitate — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. promote, aid, make easy, expedite; see help 1 , promote 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) v. [fuh SIL uh tate] to simplify, make easier. To facilitate mailing, please include a self addressed stamped… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 facilitate — fa|cil|i|tate [fəˈsılıteıt] v [T] formal to make it easier for a process or activity to happen ▪ Computers can be used to facilitate language learning. >facilitation [fəˌsılıˈteıʃən] n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 facilitate — fa|cil|i|tate [ fə sılə,teıt ] verb transitive FORMAL * to make it possible or easier for something to happen: The counselor may be able to facilitate communication between the couple. ╾ fa|cil|i|ta|tion [ fə,sılə teıʃn ] noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 facilitate — verb (T) formal to make it easier for a process or activity to happen: Computers can be used to facilitate language learning. facilitation noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 facilitate — /fəˈsɪləteɪt / (say fuh siluhtayt) verb (t) (facilitated, facilitating) 1. to make easier or less difficult; help forward (an action, a process, etc.). 2. to assist the progress of (a person): to facilitate the customer to find the right product …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 facilitate — To free from difficulty or impediment. Pon Wing Quong v. United States, C.C.A.Cal., Ill F.2d 751, 756. Within statute prohibiting use of facilities of interstate commerce with intent to promote, manage, facilitate, or carry on unlawful activity… …

    Black's law dictionary


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