Catalyse

Definition

verb

(1) To speed up a process, especially a chemical or biochemical reaction.

(2) To cause catalysis.

(3) To transform or bring significant change.


Supplement

Word origin: from catalysis

Variant: catalyze (mainly American)

See also: enzyme

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