Complicate and Facilitate


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Complicate verb – To make complex or difficult.
Usage example: the need to go to both a PTA conference and condo board meeting really complicates tonight's schedule

Facilitate is an antonym for complicate in topics: make difficult, confuse, simplify.
Nearby Words: complex, complication, complicity, complicacy, complice
Antonyms for Complicate


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Facilitate verb – To free from obstruction or difficulty.
Usage example: several religious organizations are involved in the effort to facilitate the settlement of the immigrants arriving in the area

Complicate is an antonym for facilitate in enhance topic.
Nearby Words: facilitator, facilitation, facilitating
Antonyms for Facilitate
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Common collocations

life complicate life facilitate life
process complicate process facilitate process
relationship complicate relationship facilitate relationship
plot complicate plot facilitate plot
Other nouns: deal, bit, story, plans, plots.
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Antonyms for complicate
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