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Synonyms for deflate
dɪˈfleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deflate(verb)

    collapse by releasing contained air or gas

    "deflate a balloon"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    inflate, blow up

  2. deflate(verb)

    release contained air or gas from

    "deflate the air mattress"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    inflate, blow up

  3. deflate, puncture(verb)

    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. deflate(verb)

    produce deflation in

    "The new measures deflated the economy"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    blow up, inflate

  5. deflate(verb)

    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. deflate(verb)

    become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air

    "The balloons deflated"

    Synonyms:
    puncture

    Antonyms:
    blow up, inflate

Wiktionary

  1. deflate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    inflate

  2. deflate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    inflate

  3. deflate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    inflate

  4. deflate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    inflate

  5. deflate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    inflate

How to pronounce deflate?

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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. Steve King:

    If the House votes for amnesty, then it will deflate the base, and they'll feel betrayed, and they'll stay home, and that we could lose the majority over that, and if that happens, then it's almost a certainty that Democrats would impeach President Trump.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Cohenif Trump:

    What you do is, you deflate the value of the asset and then you put in a request to the tax department for a deduction, and would it help for the committee to obtain federal and state tax returns from the president and his company to address that discrepancy?


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