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Synonyms for inflate
ɪnˈfleɪtin·flate

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Wiktionary

  1. inflateverb

    Antonyms:
    deflate

  2. inflateverb

    You inflate a balloon by blowing air into it.

    Antonyms:
    deflate

  3. inflateverb

    The balloon will inflate if you blow into it.

    Antonyms:
    deflate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inflate

    Synonyms:
    distend, expand

    Antonyms:
    exhaust, empty, squeeze, flatten, compress

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflate, blow up, expand, amplifyverb

    exaggerate or make bigger

    "The charges were inflated"

    Synonyms:
    balloon, go ballistic, lucubrate, expatiate, puff out, exposit, detonate, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, puff up, expound, flesh out, puff, hit the roof, explode, throw a fit, boom, extend, combust, spread out, flip one's lid, magnify, dilate, amplify, pad, embellish, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, overstate, enlarge, billow, blow a fuse, hit the ceiling, blow up, flourish, exaggerate, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, elaborate, thrive, expand, aggrandize, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, dramatize, blow one's stack

    Antonyms:
    deflate

  2. inflate, blow upverb

    fill with gas or air

    "inflate a balloons"

    Synonyms:
    balloon, go ballistic, puff out, detonate, have kittens, flip one's wig, embroider, puff up, puff, hit the roof, explode, throw a fit, combust, flip one's lid, magnify, amplify, pad, embellish, lard, fly off the handle, set off, lose one's temper, enlarge, billow, blow a fuse, hit the ceiling, blow up, aggrandise, have a fit, dramatise, expand, aggrandize, dramatize, blow one's stack

    Antonyms:
    deflate

  3. inflateverb

    cause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit

    "The war inflated the economy"

    Synonyms:
    expand, billow, amplify, blow up, balloon

    Antonyms:
    deflate

  4. inflateverb

    increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value

    "inflate the currency"

    Synonyms:
    expand, billow, amplify, blow up, balloon

    Antonyms:
    deflate

  5. balloon, inflate, billowverb

    become inflated

    "The sails ballooned"

    Synonyms:
    blow up, amplify, heave, wallow, expand, balloon, surge, billow

    Antonyms:
    deflate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflateverb

    Synonyms:
    swell (by blowing), distend, expand, bloat, blow up

  2. inflateverb

    Synonyms:
    puff up, make conceited

  3. inflateverb

    Synonyms:
    enlarge, increase

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inflateverb

    Synonyms:
    expand, enlarge, distend

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inflate":

    swell, exaggerate

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#18549thrive
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#38823inflate
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#52027exaggerate
#53507heave
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#71111wallow
#73071overstate
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#84676dilate
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#119460combust
#146716billow
#237497overdraw
#285764aggrandize
#321810distend

How to use inflate in a sentence?

  1. Lorne Baring:

    All the FTSE 100 companies, except for financials, with majority earnings outside the UK are boosted by the substantial fall in sterling which will inflate overseas earnings in the next results.

  2. Pareek Singhi:

    Stock market bigbulls know that most small investors are waiting for the correction or market crash to happen, so these big sharks are taking up the benefit of this opportunity to artificially inflate share prices almost every day.

  3. Ihsan Al-Shammari:

    Iran will be a party in this conflict, and Sadr is aware that Iran could be what pushes the Coordination Framework to try to inflate its influence in the political scene in Iraq.

  4. Yoram Schweitzer:

    I think that while the ISIS menace cannot be ignored, what is more important is not to inflate it, israeli authorities have an interest in this regard, as no one wants to see Melhem copycats - not least because he managed to kill three people and get away, in what made them look like a bit of a circus.

  5. Val Saengphaibul:

    They simply have more time to understand and hone their craft without worrying about work, bills, and the rent which could potentially inflate the number of young, experimental hackers.


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