Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb facilitate

3 senses of facilitate

Sense 1
facilitate, ease, alleviate -- (make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge")
       => help, assist, aid -- (give help or assistance; be of service; "Everyone helped out during the earthquake"; "Can you help me carry this table?"; "She never helps around the house")

Sense 2
help, facilitate -- (be of use; "This will help to prevent accidents")
       => serve -- (contribute or conduce to; "The scandal served to increase his popularity")

Sense 3
facilitate -- (increase the likelihood of (a response); "The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse")
       => cause, do, make -- (give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally; "cause a commotion"; "make a stir"; "cause an accident")

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