Legal Definition and Related Resources of Facility

Meaning of Facility

When used with respect to an exchange includes its premises , tangible or intangible property whether on the premises or not, any right to the use of such premises or property or any service thereof for the purpose of effecting or reporting a transaction on an exchange (including, among other things , any system of communication to or from the exchange, by ticker or otherwise , maintained by or with the consent of the exchange), and any right of the exchange to the use of any property or service. 15 U.S. C. §78(c)(2).

Facility Alternative Definition

In Scotch law. Pliancy of disposition. Bell, Diet.

Synonyms of Facility

(Easiness), noun

  • ability
  • adeptness
  • adroitness
  • capability
  • competence
  • deftness
  • dexterity
  • ease
  • effortlessness
  • expertise
  • expertness
  • facilitas
  • flexibility
  • fluency
  • freedom from difficulty
  • grace
  • gracefulness
  • proficiency
  • quickness
  • readiness
  • ready ability
  • skill
  • smoothness

(Institution), noun

  • agency
  • bureau
  • conlegium
  • establishment
  • foundation
  • institute
  • organization
  • organized society
  • sodalitas Associated Concepts: reinsurance facility

(Instrumentality), noun

  • agency
  • apparatus
  • appliance
  • channel
  • consilium
  • contrivance
  • device
  • facultas
  • implement
  • instrument
  • machinery
  • manner
  • means
  • mechanism
  • medium
  • method
  • technique
  • tool
  • via
  • way

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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