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Facilitate

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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