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facilitate

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Definition make easier
  • After the initial answers, the moderator will facilitate an open discussion of the topic.
  • She argues that the stimulus facilitated an economic recovery.
  • The new headquarters facilitates inter-department communication.
  • Nothing which tends to facilitate the intercourse between the States can be deemed unworthy of the public care.
    Madison, James  --  Federalist Papers Authored by James Madison
  • there is just room enough in each stall to do the milking and to rub the cattle down; and the floor slopes a little to facilitate drainage.
    de Balzac, Honore  --  The Country Doctor
  • Or maybe Amy was upset at me for facilitating Wesley's "lifestyle."
    Kody Keplinger  --  The DUFF: (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)
  • facilitating = assisting (making easier)
  • They suggested that ... if you did make the (questionable) decision to enter the home of someone you didn't know, a door to the outside world should be left open at all times to facilitate a quick escape.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses
  • facilitate = make easier
  • The new computer program facilitates performance reviews.
  • Tutsi government employees also used their positions and the resources of their posts to facilitate the killing of Hutu.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • If you could send her into the cellar on some errand, and then turn the key upon her, you would facilitate matters immensely.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Standard procedure to facilitate breathing.
    Rodman Philbrick  --  Freak the Mighty
  • He was the ultimate facilitator, but this emotional thing, with the two of us one-on-one, was new to him.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • They were small barrels and I thought that Erik must have selected them of that size to facilitate their carriage to the house on the lake.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • She introduced her co-facilitator, Therese Plair, who was light-skinned, had African features, and held a drum.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • Your Honor, what we have here is an attempt to circumvent rather than facilitate Miss Cardinal's wishes.
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • The fact that Coros is well known and pays exorbitant bribes to facilitate his smuggling makes him an ideal candidate.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • But otherwise, he does absolutely nothing to facilitate his escape.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • You have eight minutes; and if anyone has a question for you afterward, Gavril will facilitate that.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • "I will facilitate it by repeating the question, 'Will you, or will you not, retract?'
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The cannabis seemed to facilitate their hysterical giggles, but it was doing nothing for me.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone

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