facility Definition

  • 1a place, amenity, or piece of equipment provided for a particular purpose
  • 2ease of doing something
  • 3skill or proficiency in doing something

Using facility: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "facility" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The facility has a swimming pool and a gym.

  • Example

    The company provides excellent facilities for its employees.

  • Example

    The new software has improved the facility of data analysis.

  • Example

    She has great facility with languages.

facility Synonyms and Antonyms

Idioms Using facility

  • with ease or without difficulty


    She completed the task with facility, impressing her boss.

  • make use of the facilities

    to use the amenities or resources available


    Don't forget to make use of the facilities at the hotel during your stay.

  • state-of-the-art facility

    a modern and advanced place or equipment


    The company invested in a state-of-the-art facility to improve its production process.

Phrases with facility

  • a place where medical care is provided


    The town has a small medical facility that can handle minor injuries.

  • a place where sports activities take place


    The university has a state-of-the-art sports facility for its students.

  • a place where educational activities take place


    The library is a great learning facility for students.

Origins of facility

from Latin 'facilitas', meaning 'ease'


Summary: facility in Brief

The term 'facility' [fəˈsɪlɪti] refers to a place, amenity, or equipment provided for a specific purpose. It also denotes ease of doing something and skill or proficiency in doing something, as in 'She has great facility with languages.' 'Facility' extends into phrases like 'medical facility,' and idioms like 'with facility,' denoting ease, and 'make use of the facilities,' implying the use of available amenities.

How do native speakers use this expression?