Facility vs Organization - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between facility and organization

is that facility is the fact of being easy, or easily done; absence of difficulty, simplicity while organization is (uncountable) the quality of being organized.




  • The fact of being easy, or easily done; absence of difficulty, simplicity.
  • *, II.12:
  • Clytomachus'' affirmed, that he could never understand by the writings of ''Carneades'', what opinion he was of. Why hath ''Epicurus interdicted facility unto his Sectaries?
  • Dexterity of speech or action; skill, talent.
  • The facility she shows in playing the violin is unrivalled.
  • The physical means or contrivances to make something (especially a public service) possible; the required equipment, infrastructure, location etc.
  • Transport facilities in Bangkok are not sufficient to prevent frequent traffic collapses during rush hour.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006, author=(Edwin Black)
  • , chapter=1, title= Internal Combustion , passage=As though on an incendiary rampage, the fires systematically devoured the contents of Edison's headquarters and facilities .}}
  • (North America, in the plural) A toilet.
  • Derived terms

    * correctional facility


    Alternative forms

    * organisation


  • (uncountable) The quality of being organized.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= The machine of a new soul , passage=The yawning gap in neuroscientists’ understanding of their topic is in the intermediate scale of the brain’s anatomy. Science has a passable knowledge of how individual nerve cells, known as neurons, work. It also knows which visible lobes and ganglia of the brain do what. But how the neurons are organised in these lobes and ganglia remains obscure. Yet this is the level of organisation that does the actual thinking—and is, presumably, the seat of consciousness.}}
  • (uncountable) The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.
  • (countable) A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.
  • (countable) A group of people consciously cooperating.
  • (baseball) A major league club and all its farm teams.
  • Hyponyms

    * institute * institution * corporation * firm * company * trade union * labor union * political party * church * school * university * hospital * See also