Fa*cil"i*tate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Facilitated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Facilitating (?).] [Cf. F. faciliter. See Facility.]
To make easy or less difficult; to free from difficulty or impediment; to lessen the labor of; as, to facilitate the execution of a task.
To invite and facilitate that line of proceeding which the times call for.
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