Pronunciation: (fu-sil'i-tē),[key] —n., —pl.-ties. 1. Often, facilities. a. something designed, built, installed, etc., to serve a specific function affording a convenience or service: transportation facilities; educational facilities; a new research facility. b. something that permits the easier performance of an action, course of conduct, etc.: to provide someone with every facility for accomplishing a task; to lack facilities for handling bulk mail. 2. readiness or ease due to skill, aptitude, or practice; dexterity: to compose with great facility. 3. ready compliance: Her facility in organizing and directing made her an excellent supervisor. 4. an easy-flowing manner: facility of style. 5. the quality of being easily or conveniently done or performed.
6. Often, facilities.Informal.a rest room, esp. one for use by the public, as in a theater or restaurant.
7. freedom from difficulty, controversy, misunderstanding, etc.: facility of understanding.