verb (used with object), fa·cil·i·tat·ed, fa·cil·i·tat·ing.
- facile princeps,
- facilis descensus averni,
- facilis descensus averno,
Origin of facilitate
Examples from the Web for facilitate
Spiritual gurus who use their power to facilitate sexual encounters with their students are something of a cliché.Australia’s Underage Yoga Sex Cult: The Survivors Speak Out|Lizzie Crocker|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not all hospices will agree to facilitate self-dehydration, so Schwarz refers patients to those that will.The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sicilian seaports that will facilitate the shipment have already stepped up security measures, especially on incoming vessels.Italy Steps Up Security Over Alleged ISIS Plot to Kill The Pope|Barbie Latza Nadeau|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The research will be used to make advances in robotic technology and facilitate smoother interactions between humans and robots.
Aware of the constant phone surveillance, Escobar raised carrier pigeons to facilitate secure communication.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The yardstick, the half bushel, and the coining of money are all devices to facilitate exchanges.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
I do hope this will facilitate your Department's investigations.
On coming to Sicily they attacked Lilybæum and undertook to fill up a portion of the ditch to facilitate bringing up the engines.Dio's Rome, Volume 1 (of 6)|Cassius Dio
To facilitate this object, he sent me a box of clothing, to make up for myself and the children.Roughing it in the Bush|Susanna Moodie
And this investigation, so far from interrupting, will facilitate our examination of the history of the nobler arts.Ariadne Florentina|John Ruskin
1610s, from French faciliter "to render easy," from Latin facilis "easy" (see facile). Related: Facilitated; facilitates; facilitating.