Definition of Facility in English :

Define Facility in English

Facility meaning in English

Meaning of Facility in English

Pronunciation of Facility in English

Facility pronunciation in English

Pronounce Facility in English


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1. facility, installation

a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry

Example Sentences:
'the assembly plant is an enormous facility'

2. adeptness, adroitness, deftness, facility, quickness

skillful performance or ability without difficulty

Example Sentences:
'his quick adeptness was a product of good design'
'he was famous for his facility as an archer'

3. facility, readiness

a natural effortlessness

Example Sentences:
'they conversed with great facility'
'a happy readiness of conversation'

4. facility

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

Example Sentences:
'catering facilities'
'toilet facilities'
'educational facilities'

5. facility

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

Example Sentences:
'a cell phone with internet facility'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of facility
noun plural -ties
ease of action or performance; freedom from difficulty
ready skill or ease deriving from practice or familiarity
3. (often plural)
the means or equipment facilitating the performance of an action
4. rare
easy-going disposition
5. military
an organization or building offering supporting capability
6. (usually plural) a euphemistic word for lavatory

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see synonyms of facility
nounWord forms: plural faˈcilities
ease of doing or making; absence of difficulty
a ready ability; skill; dexterity; fluency
3.  [usually pl.]
the means by which something can be done
poor transportation facilities
a building, special room, etc. that facilitates or makes possible some activity
a new facility for outpatient treatment
5.  Rare
a tendency to be easygoing, yielding, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of facility
n. pl. fa·cil·i·ties
a. Ease in moving, acting, or doing: "a soldier who was expected to be able to fell a tree ... or build a bridge with equal facility" (Bruce I. Gudmundsson).
b. An ability or talent; an aptitude: "He was a mediocre student who had a facility for absorbing details without curiosity" (Jhumpa Lahiri).
2. often facilities
a. A building, room, array of equipment, or a number of such things, designed to serve a particular function: hospitals and other health care facilities.
b. Something that facilitates an action or process: The region has very poor transportation facilities.
3. facilities Informal A restroom or public toilet.

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