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Synonym of Catalyst

Catalyst Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
agent, agent provocateur, agitator, agitprop, alterant, alterative, alterer, author, begetter, beginner, catalysis, catalytic agent, causer, creator, decay, demagogue, dialysis, dissociation, effector, engenderer, exciter, father, ferment, firebrand, fission, fomenter, generator, goad, hydrolysis, hydrolyst, impetus, impulse, incendiary, incentive, incitation, incitement, inciter, inflamer, innovationist, innovator, inspirer, instigator, introducer, leaven, maker, mischief-maker, modificator, modifier, mother, motivation, mover, originator, parent, photolysis, precursor, prime mover, primum mobile, producer, provocateur, provoker, rabble-rouser, ringleader, rouser, seditionary, seditionist, sire, splitting, spur, stimulant, thermolysis, transformer, transmogrifier, troublemaker, urger, yeast,


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WordNet 2.0

1. (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected
(synonym) accelerator
(antonym) anticatalyst
(hypernym) activator
(hyponym) biocatalyst
(derivation) catalyze, catalyse
(classification) chemistry, chemical science
2. something that causes an important event to happen; "the invasion acted as a catalyst to unite the country"
(hypernym) causal agent, cause, causal agency

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