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po·ten·ti·ate

 (pə-tĕn′shē-āt′)
tr.v. po·ten·ti·at·ed, po·ten·ti·at·ing, po·ten·ti·ates
To make (something, especially a drug or a metabolic or chemical reaction) effective or more effective.

[From Latin potentia, power; see potential.]

po·ten′ti·a′tion n.

potentiate

(pəˈtɛnʃɪˌeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to cause to be potent
2. (Medicine) med to increase (the individual action or effectiveness) of two drugs by administering them in combination with each other

po•ten•ti•ate

(pəˈtɛn ʃiˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to cause to be potent; make powerful.
2. to increase the effectiveness of; intensify.
[1810–20; < Latin potenti(a) power (see potency) + -ate1]
po•ten`ti•a′tion, n.
po•ten′ti•a`tor, n.

potentiate


Past participle: potentiated
Gerund: potentiating

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
I would potentiate
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.potentiate - increase the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon); "potentiate the drug"
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
enhance, heighten, raise - increase; "This will enhance your enjoyment"; "heighten the tension"
Translations

potentiate

[pəˈtenʃɪˌeɪt] VT (frm) → potenciar
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