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English verb: facilitate

1. facilitate (change) make easier


SamplesYou could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge.


Synonymsalleviate, ease


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)aid, assist, help

2. facilitate (stative) be of use


SamplesThis will help to prevent accidents.


Synonymshelp


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE.
It ----s that CLAUSE.
Something ----s INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)serve

3. facilitate (creation) increase the likelihood of (a response)


SamplesThe stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cause, do, make


Domain categoryphysiology









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