What does the word facilitate mean?

Usage examples for facilitate

  1. Every corner, every angle between wall and floor or wall and wall, was rounded, to facilitate cleaning. – The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns by Arnold Bennett
  2. The Protocol is an attempt to complete the Covenant, to facilitate and develop the procedure of pacific settlement provided therein, and to define more clearly the obligations imposed by it on States Members of the League. – The Geneva Protocol by David Hunter Miller