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Facilitate

Pronunciation of Facilitate
/fəsˈɪlɪtˌe͡ɪt/, /fəsˈɪlɪtˌe‍ɪt/, /f_ə_s_ˈɪ_l_ɪ_t_ˌeɪ_t/

Antonyms for facilitate:

hinder, inhibit, perplex, thwart, obstruct, frustrate, prevent.

Synonyms for facilitate:

Sense 1

lighten.

Sense 3

discourage.

enable

empower.

expedite

hasten.

improve

help.

lighten

lighten.

Other synonyms and related words:

assuage, grease, comfort, allay, unclog, avail, alleviate, still, lighten, speed, help oneself.

facilitate (noun)

ease, help, alleviate.

aid (verb)

attend, encourage, foster, abet, help, tend, fund, aid, motivate, sustain, assist, benefit, mother, serve, relieve, minister, support, endow.

assist (verb)

support, abet, serve, sustain, benefit, relieve.

change (verb)

ease, alleviate.

ease (verb)

assist, assuage, lighten, allay, still, palliate, comfort.

enable (verb)

authorize, empower, endow, implement, permit, allow, commission, enable, license.

expedite (verb)

advance, expedite, hasten, quicken, further, promote, hurry, accelerate.

facilitate (verb)

ease, expedite, help, speed, further, simplify, promote, aid.

further (verb)

foster, encourage.

help (verb)

attend, alleviate.

intervene (verb)

implement.

mediate (verb)

compromise, conciliate, arbitrate, negotiate, intercede, mediate, parley, reconcile, intervene, adjudicate.

stative (verb)

help.

utilize (verb)

utilize, use.

Usage examples for facilitate:

  • I had still strength to tap the aneroid barometer to facilitate the movement of the needle. - "The Dominion of the Air", J. M. Bacon.

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