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commonness

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acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
facilitate
Definition:
To make easy; lessen the labor of.

Synonyms:

noun
facilitate
alleviate, ease, help.
promote
make easy.
verb
aid
abet, aid, assist, attend, benefit, encourage, endow, foster, fund, help, minister, mother, motivate, relieve, serve, support, sustain, tend.
assist
abet, back, bail out, benefit, boost, collaborate, cooperate, facilitate, go for, go with, puff, reinforce, relieve, serve, stump, support, sustain, thump, do for, lend a hand, stand up for, root for, take care of, give a leg up, go to bat for, give a boost, give a lift, go down the line for, make a pitch for, put on the map, work for, work with, ride shotgun, hype*, plug*, push*.
change
alleviate, ease, facilitate.
creation
facilitate.
ease
abate, allay, ameliorate, anesthetize, appease, assist, assuage, attend to, calm, cheer, comfort, cure, disburden, disengage, disentangle, doctor, edge, extricate, free, handle, improve, inch, induce, insert, join, lessen, lift, lighten, loose, loosen, maneuver, meliorate, mitigate, moderate, mollify, nurse, pacify, palliate, quiet, relax, release, relent, remove, right, slack, slacken, slide, slip, soften, soothe, squeeze, steer, still, tranquilize, Untighten, set right, make easier, clear the way, let up on, open the door.
enable
accredit, allow, approve, authorize, capacitate, commission, condition, empower, enable, endow, fit, implement, invest, let, license, make possible, permit, prepare, qualify, ready, sanction, set up, warrant, give power, provide the means.
expedite
accelerate, advance, dispatch, expedite, further, hasten, hurry, precipitate, press, promote, quicken, railroad, rush, urge, fast track, shoot through, cut the red tape, grease wheels, hand-walk, handle personally, run interference, run with the ball, walk it through.
facilitate
aid, ease, expedite, forward, further, help, promote, simplify, smooth, speed, speed up, walk through, make easy, grease the wheels, open doors, hand-carry, run interference for.
favor
accommodate, befriend, esteem, gratify, humor, indulge, oblige, pull strings, spare, spoil, value, side with, treat well, play favorites, be partial to, do a kindness, do right by, make exception, show consideration, smile upon.
further
back up, ballyhoo, champion, contribute, encourage, engender, foster, generate, patronize, plug, propagate, push, succor, give a boost to.
help
alleviate, amend, attend, better, heal, nourish, remedy, restore, revive, treat.
intervene
implement.
lighten
attenuate, buoy, change, cut down, decrease, dilute, disencumber, empty, eradicate, extenuate, jettison, levitate, pour out, reduce, shift, take, thin, throw out, unburden, unload, upraise, put off, make less, make lighter, take a load off, uplight.
mediate
adjudicate, arbitrate, compromise, conciliate, intercede, intervene, mediate, negotiate, parley, reconcile.
stative
facilitate, help.
utilize
use, utilize.
Examples of usage:
  1. The concealment of the identity between Mrs. Braddell and Madame Dalibard might facilitate such an arrangement. – Lucretia, Volume 6. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. The pin should always project about half an inch above the insect to facilitate handling, and uniformity in this regard will have much to do with the neat appearance of the collection. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  3. It would facilitate the realizing of the fortune and, above all, clear the way for Sir Marmaduke's future life. – The Nest of the Sparrowhawk by Baroness Orczy
  4. Now that you are to be soon a man of business, I heartily wish that you would immediately begin to be a man of method; nothing contributing more to facilitate and dispatch business, than method and order. – Letters to His Son, 1753-1754 by The Earl of Chesterfield
  5. But at any rate, we can in a great measure facilitate it. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White

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