facility

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

fa·cil·i·ty

noun \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

fa·cil·i·ty

noun \fə-ˈsil-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
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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