Associations to the word «Facility»


FACILITY, noun. The fact of being easy, or easily done; absence of difficulty, simplicity. [from 16th c.]
FACILITY, noun. Dexterity of speech or action; skill, talent. [from 16th c.]
FACILITY, noun. The physical means or contrivances to make something (especially a public service) possible; the required equipment, infrastructure, location etc. [from 19th c.]
FACILITY, noun. (North America) (in the plural) A toilet. [from 20th c.]

Dictionary definition

FACILITY, noun. A building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility".
FACILITY, noun. Skillful performance or ability without difficulty; "his quick adeptness was a product of good design"; "he was famous for his facility as an archer".
FACILITY, noun. A natural effortlessness; "they conversed with great facility"; "a happy readiness of conversation"--Jane Austen.
FACILITY, noun. Something designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience or service; "catering facilities"; "toilet facilities"; "educational facilities".
FACILITY, noun. A service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you; "a cell phone with internet facility".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain