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 facilityplural
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
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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