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Verb: facilitate  fu'si-li,teyt
  1. Make easier
    "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge";
    - ease, alleviate
     
  2. Be of use
    - help
     
  3. (physiology) increase the likelihood of (a response)
    "The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse"

Derived forms: facilitated, facilitates, facilitating

Type of: aid, assist, cause, do, engender, help, make, serve

Encyclopedia: Facilitate