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facility

noun fa·cil·i·ty \fə-ˈsi-lə-tē\

: 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

plural fa·cil·i·ties

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

  1. The facilities are at the end of the corridor.
  2. He had a great facility for writing.
  3. He had great facility with words.
  4. She handled the crisis with facility.

First Known Use of FACILITY

1531
FACILITY Defined for Kids

facility

noun fa·cil·i·ty \fə-ˈsi-lə-tē\
plural fa·cil·i·ties

Definition of FACILITY for Kids

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.>
Medical Dictionary

facility

noun fa·cil·i·ty \fə-ˈsil-ət-ē\
plural fa·cil·i·ties

Medical Definition of FACILITY

1
:  the quality of being easily performed
2
:  ease in performance :  aptitude
3
:  something (as a hospital) that is built, installed, or established to serve a particular purpose

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