verb (used with object), po·ten·ti·at·ed, po·ten·ti·at·ing.
to cause to be potent; make powerful.
to increase the effectiveness of; intensify.
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Origin of potentiate
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to cause to be potent
med to increase (the individual action or effectiveness) of two drugs by administering them in combination with each other
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To make potent or powerful.
To enhance or increase the effect of a drug.
To promote or strengthen a biochemical or physiological action or effect.
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