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Synonyms for deflate
dɪˈfleɪtde·flate

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  1. deflateverb

    Antonyms:
    inflate

  2. deflateverb

    Antonyms:
    inflate

  3. deflateverb

    Antonyms:
    inflate

  4. deflateverb

    Antonyms:
    inflate

  5. deflateverb

    Antonyms:
    inflate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deflateverb

    collapse by releasing contained air or gas

    "deflate a balloon"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    inflate, blow up

  2. deflateverb

    release contained air or gas from

    "deflate the air mattress"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    inflate, blow up

  3. deflate, punctureverb

    reduce or lessen the size or importance of

    "The bad review of his work deflated his self-confidence"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    inflate, blow up

  4. deflateverb

    produce deflation in

    "The new measures deflated the economy"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    blow up, inflate

  5. deflateverb

    reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices

    "deflate the currency"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    inflate, blow up

  6. deflateverb

    become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air

    "The balloons deflated"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    blow up, inflate

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How to use deflate in a sentence?

  1. Adam Frankel:

    It is a safer environment to take on some of those more hot-button issues and deflate them, in the course of everyday speechwriting, there are opportunities to deliver lines here and there, but not opportunities for extended riffs and humor of this kind.

  2. Chris Jarvis:

    With the worst of the bad news priced in following last weeks capitulation trade, a very shorted oil market has traders running for cover, we continue to believe the pressures that have created this downdraft for oil prices are beginning to deflate and subside. Aggressive short traders are now paying the price.

  3. Randy Frederick:

    You do have, potentially, speculators who are betting this bubble is going to deflate at some point.

  4. Leticia Flores-Gonzalez:

    It was important doing something special for my girls because of the hard year we had during the coronavirus pandemic. I wanted them to feel like 2020 was another year spent with mom making beautiful memories, it was never with the purpose someone would find the balloon. I thought it would deflate and would just disappear somewhere in a tree nearby.

  5. Arngrimur Hermannsson:

    We have a tire pressure system where tires can deflate while we drive, we need to do that to be able to go over soft snow.


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