Learning English

Word: Facilitate

Facilitate (Verb)

Sentence with Context:

Encouraged by Trump, some parts of the US were determined to reopen in a way that would facilitate the transmission of the disease and lead to a fresh outbreak, he added.

Source: theguardian.com

Meaning:

Make something (an action or process) easier; Help bring out 

Mnemonic (Memory Aid): How To Remember?

By providing “facility” to someone, you help them achieve their goals in an easier manner. “Facilitate” should remind you of “facility” that makes achieving or doing something easier.

Synonyms:

Enable, Assist, Expedite, Promote

Antonyms:

Impede, Hinder, Obstruct, Hamper

Neymar, above, facilitated the scoring of goal by providing assistance.
Credits: bleacherreport.com

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