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potentiate

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potentiate (third-person singular simple present potentiates, present participle potentiating, simple past and past participle potentiated)

  1. To endow with power
  2. To enhance
  3. To increase the potency (of a drug or biochemical agent)
    These anti-depressants potentiate the analgesic action of opiates.