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Definitions and Synonyms of facility | Another word for facility | What is facility?

Definition 1: a service that an organization or a piece of equipment offers you - [noun denoting act]

Samples where facility or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a cell phone with internet facility

(facility is a kind of ...) work done by one person or group that benefits another

"budget separately for goods and services"

Definition 2: something designed and created to serve a particular function and to afford a particular convenience or service - [noun denoting act]

Samples where facility or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • catering facilities
  • toilet facilities
  • educational facilities

(facility is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

(... is a kind of facility ) a toilet that is available to the public

Definition 3: a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where facility or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the assembly plant is an enormous facility

Synonyms for facility in the sense of this definition

(facility is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

(... is a kind of facility ) any facility servicing military forces

(... is a kind of facility ) a system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region

(... is a kind of facility ) a place for shooting (firing or driving) projectiles of various kinds

"the army maintains a missile range in the desert" "any good golf club will have a range where you can practice"

(... is a kind of facility ) a public facility for recreation

(... is a kind of facility ) facility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage

(... is a kind of facility ) a facility where something is available

(... is a kind of facility ) a facility equipped with special equipment and personnel for a particular purpose

"he started looking for a gas station" "the train pulled into the station"

(... is a kind of facility ) a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods

(... is a kind of facility ) a facility composed of one or more pieces of equipment connected to or part of a structure and designed to provide a service such as heat or electricity or water or sewage disposal

"the price of the house included all utilities"

(... is a kind of facility ) the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition

(... is a kind of facility ) facility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service

(... is a kind of facility ) a public facility to meet for open discussion

(... is a kind of facility ) a place where planes take off and land

(... is a kind of facility ) a facility where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition

(... is a kind of facility ) a facility for athletic events

(... is a kind of facility ) the meeting place of a group of leaders who make their decisions via private negotiations

(... is a kind of facility ) (usually plural) facilities for providing food for employees or visitors

(... is a kind of facility ) facility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information

(... is a kind of facility ) facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport

"the course had only nine holes" "the course was less than a mile"

(... is a kind of facility ) a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

(... is a kind of facility ) any installation designed to accommodate patrons in their automobiles

(... is a kind of facility ) a facility that provides a source of water

"the town debated the purification of the water supply" "first you have to cut off the water"

Definition 4: a natural effortlessness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where facility or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they conversed with great facility
  • a happy readiness of conversation

Synonyms for facility in the sense of this definition

(facility is a kind of ...) the quality of requiring little effort

"such effortlessness is achieved only after hours of practice"

Definition 5: skillful performance or ability without difficulty - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where facility or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his quick adeptness was a product of good design
  • he was famous for his facility as an archer

Synonyms for facility in the sense of this definition

(facility is a kind of ...) the state of being cognitively skillful

(... is a kind of facility ) deftness in handling matters

"he has a master's touch"

(... is a kind of facility ) adroitness in using the hands

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