Simple Definition of facility
: something (such as a building or large piece of equipment) that is built for a specific purpose
: something that makes an action, operation, or activity easier
: skill and ease in doing something
Full Definition of facility
1 : the quality of being easily performed
2 : ease in performance : aptitude
3 : readiness of compliance
4 a (1) : something that makes an action, operation, or course of conduct easier —usually used in plural <facilities for study> (2) : lavatory 2 —often used in plural b : something (as a hospital) that is built, installed, or established to serve a particular purpose
Examples of facility in a sentence
The facilities are at the end of the corridor.
He had a great facility for writing.
He had great facility with words.
She handled the crisis with facility.
First Known Use of facility
Rhymes with facility
FACILITY Defined for Kids
Definition of facility for Students
1 : something built for a particular purpose <a sports facility>
2 : something that makes an action, operation, or activity easier <Our hotel room had cooking facilities.>
3 : ease in doing something <She handled the job with facility.>
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