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tr.v. cat·a·lyzed, cat·a·lyz·ing, cat·a·lyz·es
1. To modify, especially to increase, the rate of (a chemical reaction) by catalysis.
2. To bring about; initiate: "The technology bred of science has catalyzed stupendous economic growth" (Nature).
3. To produce fundamental change in; transform: changes in student enrollment that have catalyzed the educational system.

[From catalysis.]

cat′a·lyz′er n.


(ˈkæt lˌaɪz)

v.t. -lyzed, -lyz•ing.
to act upon by catalysis.
cat′a•lyz`er, n.


Past participle: catalyzed
Gerund: catalyzing

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.catalyze - change by catalysis or cause to catalyze
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
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