View synonyms for facilitation


[ fuh-sil-i-tey-shuhn ]


  1. the act or process of facilitating.
  2. Physiology. the lowering of resistance in a neural pathway to an impulse, resulting from previous or simultaneous stimulation.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of facilitation1

First recorded in 1610–20; facilitate + -ion
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Example Sentences

Cloud ultimately makes us more flexible, more stable, more transparent, I think our facilitation with other ecosystems is much easier.

However, the two trade organizations have, thus far, refused the mantle deeming the role of “ad tech police” as brief beyond their respective charters – they maintain the facilitation of tech standards is their primary remit.

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His mastery of group dynamics and group facilitation has enabled him to conduct seminar after seminar around the difficult and sensitive subject of race relations without incident.

The facilitation of media to a broad array of channels, both traditional and digital, is a major contributor to the development and growth of our sport and the fan base of individual players.

A great benefit of the ubiquity of the Internet in the developed world has been the facilitation of a new age of entrepreneurship.

We see excellent examples of cerebral facilitation and inhibition in the case of the knee jerk.

The facilitation and abbreviation of mental labor is at the bottom of all mental progress.

The importance of mathematical logic seems to be mainly in the facilitation of logical expression through symbols.

Limitation of transit contracts the city, facilitation expands and disperses it.