noun, plural fa·cil·i·ties.
- something designed, built, installed, etc., to serve a specific function affording a convenience or service: transportation facilities; educational facilities; a new research facility.
- something that permits the easier performance of an action, course of conduct, etc.: to provide someone with every facility for accomplishing a task; to lack facilities for handling bulk mail.
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Origin of facility
OTHER WORDS FROM facilitynon·fa·cil·i·ty, noun, plural non·fa·cil·i·ties.o·ver·fa·cil·i·ty, noun
Example sentences from the Web for facility
Indeed, large companies are increasingly lighting up solar panels on their facilities.
Some facilities had begun erecting “bamboo hand washing stations” at the entrance to hospitals, but not enough.
These facilities, among other more sophisticated equipment, require central electricity.This New Ebola Test Is As Easy As a Pregnancy Test, So Why Aren’t We Using It?|Abby Haglage|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the time of her arrival in 2011, many of the facilities in Liberia lacked even a single midwife, let alone trained OB/GYNs.The Only Thing More Terrifying Than Ebola Is Being Pregnant With Ebola|Kent Sepkowitz, Abby Haglage|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Modi speaks of human settlements with the “heart of a village” and developing “the facilities of the city.”
Miss Nightingale had procured him various introductions and facilities, and he had reported his impressions to her.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2|Edward Tyas Cook
It finds its pleasure in studying the play of its own facilities, and the study passes easily into an aptitude and habit.Amiel's Journal|Henri-Frdric Amiel
I dress as well as I can, but the room is just a tiny sitting-room; there are no facilities for making one's toilette.A Woman's Experience in the Great War|Louise Mack
Facilities of trade and favourable tariffs bound the men of Ghent and Bruges to the interests of Edward.The Eighteen Christian Centuries|James White
He has denied her the facilities for obtaining a thorough education, all colleges being closed against her.The Business of Being a Woman|Ida M. Tarbell