Facilitate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fəˈsɪlɪteɪt|  American pronunciation of the word facilitate
Brit.  |fəˈsɪlɪteɪt|  British pronunciation of the word facilitate

verb

- make easier(syn: alleviate, ease)

you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge

- be of use (syn: help)
- increase the likelihood of (a response)

The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse

Examples

Cutting taxes may facilitate economic recovery.

Her rise to power was facilitated by her influential friends.

The moderator's role is to facilitate the discussion by asking appropriate questions.

What physical events might have facilitated the evolution of macroscopic animals?

Computers can be used to facilitate language learning.

you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge

The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: facilitate
he/she/it: facilitates
present participle: facilitating
past tense: facilitated
past participle: facilitated
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