expediate

transitive verb
ex·​pe·​di·​ate | \ ikˈspēdēˌāt, ek- \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of expediate

: expedite fires had been lighted in the grate beneath the climbing boy in order to expediate his effortsIreland's Magazine

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History and Etymology for expediate

by alteration (influence of -ate)

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“Expediate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expediate. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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