HyperDic: facilitate

English > 3 senses of the word facilitate:
VERBchangefacilitate, ease, alleviatemake easier
stativefacilitate, helpbe of use
creationfacilitateincrease the likelihood of (a response)
facilitate > pronunciation
Soundsfahsih'lahtey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > facilitate: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake easier.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"
Synonymsease, alleviate
Broaderhelp, assist, aidGive help or assistance
Spanishaflojarse, aflojar, aligerar, aliviar, facilitar, laxar, mitigar
Catalanafluixar-se, afluixar, alleugerir, facilitar, laxar, mitigar
Adjectivesfacilitativefreeing from difficulty or impediment
Nounsfacilitationact of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something
facilitationthe condition of being made easy (or easier)
facilitatorsomeone who makes progress easier
English > facilitate: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe of use.
PatternSomething ----s INFINITIVE
Synonymhelp
Broaderservecontribute or conduce to
Spanishayudar, facilitar
Nounsfacilitationact of assisting or making easier the progress or improvement of something
English > facilitate: 3 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningincrease the likelihood of (a response).
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse"
CategoryphysiologyProcesses and functions of an organism
Broadercause, do, makegive rise to
Adjectivesfacilitatoryinducing or aiding in facilitating neural activity
Nounsfacilitation(neurophysiology) phenomenon that occurs when two or more neural impulses that alone are not enough to trigger a response in a neuron combine to trigger an action potential

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