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POTENTIATE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does potentiate mean? 

POTENTIATE (verb)
  The verb POTENTIATE has 1 sense:

1. increase the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon)

  Familiarity information: POTENTIATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POTENTIATE (verb)


Sense 1potentiate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Increase the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon)

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

potentiate the drug

Hypernyms (to "potentiate" is one way to...):

enhance; heighten; raise (increase)

Domain category:

drug (a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


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