Facility definition

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A ready ability; skill; dexterity; fluency.
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Ease of doing or making; absence of difficulty.
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The means by which something can be done.

Poor transportation facilities.

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A building, special room, etc. that is built or designed for some activity.

A new facility for outpatient treatment.

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The definition of a facility is a building or room which was created to serve a specific purpose or is the ease of doing something.

An example of a facility is a gym.

An example of facility is the ability to accomplish many tasks in a timely and efficient manner.

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An arrangement in which a bank agrees to extend a service to a company, government, etc., esp. one in which a certain amount of credit can be drawn on as funds are needed.

Credit facility.

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An ability or talent; an aptitude.
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The fact of being easy, or easily done; absence of difficulty, simplicity. [from 16th c.]
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(informal) A restroom or public toilet.
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Ease in moving, acting, or doing.
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A building, room, array of equipment, or a number of such things, designed to serve a particular function.

Hospitals and other health care facilities.

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Something that facilitates an action or process.

The region has very poor transportation facilities.

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Dexterity of speech or action; skill, talent. [from 16th c.]

The facility she shows in playing the violin is unrivalled.

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(North America, in the plural) A toilet. [from 20th c.]
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The physical means or contrivances to make something (especially a public service) possible; the required equipment, infrastructure, location etc. [from 19th c.]

Transport facilities in Bangkok are not sufficient to prevent frequent traffic collapses during rush hour.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
facility
Plural:
facilities

Origin of facility

  • From Middle French facilité, and its source, Latin facilitās.

    From Wiktionary