Medical Dictionary

accelerate

verb ac·cel·er·ate \ik-ˈsel-ə-ˌrāt, ak-\
ac·cel·er·at·edac·cel·er·at·ing

Medical Definition of ACCELERATE

transitive verb
:  to cause to move faster or speed up <accelerated speech and motor activity in manic patients>; also :  to cause to undergo acceleration
intransitive verb
:  to move faster :  gain speed

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