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catalyze

cat·a·lyze

catalyze

pronunciation:
kae t laIz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: catalyzed, catalyzes, catalyzing
definition: to bring about or change, as a catalyst.
derivation: catalyzer (n.)
Word Parts
The word catalyze contains the following part:
lys, lyt, -lyze Greek root that means break down, disintegrate