facilitate - definition and synonyms

 
verb [transitive] formal 

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/fəˈsɪləteɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyfacilitate
he/she/itfacilitates
present participlefacilitating
past tensefacilitated
past participlefacilitated
  1. to make it possible or easier for something to happen

    The counsellor may be able to facilitate communication between the couple.

derived word

facilitation

 

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/fəˌsɪlɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]