Pronunciation : Fa*cil"i*tate Part of Speech : v. Etymology : [Cf. F. faciliter. See Facility.] Definition : Defn: To make easy or less difficult; to free from difficulty or impediment; to lessen the labor of; as, to facilitate the execution of a task. To invite and facilitate that line of proceeding which the times call for. I. Taylor.
t. [imp. & p. p. Facilitated; p. pr. & vb. n. Facilitating.] Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913