Facility


Facility
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Facility->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ facility
facility
ease
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ easiness
easiness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ capability
capability
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ feasibility
feasibility
&c.(practicability) 470
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ flexibility
flexibility
pliancy
&c. 324
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ smoothness
smoothness
&c. 255
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ plain sailing
plain sailing
smooth sailing
straight sailing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ mere child's play
mere child's play
holiday task
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cinch
cinch
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ smooth water
smooth water
fair wind
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ smooth royal road
smooth royal road
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ clear coast
clear coast
clear stage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ tabula rasa
tabula rasa
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ full play
full play
&c.(freedom) 748
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ disencumbrance
disencumbrance
disentanglement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ deoppilation|
deoppilation|
=>!
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ permission
permission
&c. 760
PARAG:Facility->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be easy
be easy
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go on smoothly
go on smoothly
run smoothly
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have full play
have full play
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ go on all fours
go on all fours
run on all fours
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ obey the helm
obey the helm
work well
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ flow with the stream
flow with the stream
swim with the stream
drift with the stream
go with the stream
flow with the tide
drift with the tide
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ see one's way
see one's way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ have all one's own way
have all one's own way
have the game in one's own hands
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ walk over the course
walk over the course
win at a canter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ make light of
make light of
make nothing of
make no bones of
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ be at home in
be at home in
&c.(skillful) 698
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ render easy
render easy
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ facilitate
facilitate
smooth
ease
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ popularize
popularize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ lighten
lighten
lighten the labor
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ free
free
clear
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ disencumber
disencumber
disembarrass
disentangle
disengage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ deobstruct
deobstruct
unclog
extricate
unravel
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ untie the knot
untie the knot
cut the knot
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ disburden
disburden
unload
exonerate
emancipate
free from
deoppilate|
=>!
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ humor
humor
&c.(aid) 707
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ lubricate
lubricate
&c. 332
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ relieve
relieve
&c. 834
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ leave a hole to creep out of
leave a hole to creep out of
leave a loophole
leave the matter open
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ give the reins to
give the reins to
give full play
give full swing
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ make way for
make way for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ open the door to
open the door to
open the way
prepare the ground
smooth the ground
clear the ground
open the way
open the path
open the road
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ pave the way
pave the way
bridge over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ permit
permit
&c. 760
PARAG:Facility->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ easy
easy
facile
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ feasible
feasible
&c.(practicable) 470
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ easily managed
easily managed
easily accomplished
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ within reach
within reach
accessible
easy of access
for the million
open to
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ manageable
manageable
wieldy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ towardly
towardly
tractable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ submissive
submissive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ yielding
yielding
ductile
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ suant
suant
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ pliant
pliant
&c.(soft) 324
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ glib
glib
slippery
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ smooth
smooth
&c. 255
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ on friction wheels
on friction wheels
on velvet
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unembarrassed
unembarrassed
disburdened
unburdened
disencumbered
unencumbered
disembarrassed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ exonerated
exonerated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unloaded
unloaded
unobstructed
untrammeled
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unrestrained
unrestrained
&c.(free) 748
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ at ease
at ease
light
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ at home
at home
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ quite at home
quite at home
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ in one's element
in one's element
in smooth water
PARAG:Facility->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ easily
easily
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ readily
readily
smoothly
swimmingly
on easy terms
single-handed

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