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Synonyms for inflation
ɪnˈfleɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflation, rising prices(noun)

    a general and progressive increase in prices

    "in inflation everything gets more valuable except money"

    Synonyms:
    puffiness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, ostentation, splashiness, ostentatiousness, rising prices

    Antonyms:
    deflation, disinflation

  2. inflation(noun)

    (cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang

    Synonyms:
    puffiness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, ostentation, splashiness, ostentatiousness, rising prices

    Antonyms:
    disinflation, deflation

  3. ostentation, ostentatiousness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, puffiness, splashiness, inflation(noun)

    lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity

    Synonyms:
    swelling, puffiness, fanfare, pomposity, flash, pretension, rising prices, largeness, pretentiousness, ostentation, splashiness, lump, ostentatiousness, pompousness

    Antonyms:
    deflation, disinflation

  4. inflation(noun)

    the act of filling something with air

    Synonyms:
    puffiness, pomposity, pompousness, pretentiousness, ostentation, splashiness, ostentatiousness, rising prices

    Antonyms:
    deflation, disinflation

Wiktionary

  1. inflation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  2. inflation(noun)

    The inflation of the balloon took five hours.

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  3. inflation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  4. inflation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  5. inflation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  6. inflation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  7. inflation(noun)

    Antonyms:
    deflation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    swelling (by air), distention, expansion, blowing up

  2. inflation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    conceit, conceitedness, self-conceit, self-sufficiency, self-complacency

  3. inflation(n.)

    Synonyms:
    increase, enlargement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inflation(n)

    Synonyms:
    distention, expansion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inflation":

    inflationary, inflation, inflator, swelling

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How to use inflation in a sentence?

  1. Vincenzo Longo:

    Draghi recognised that acting in a speedy fashion is necessary to avoid a deterioration in the inflation rate, The market extended gains as it started discounting quantitative easing on sovereign bonds from December.

  2. Will Compernolle:

    Each big inflation report for the next several months will test the Fed’s approach to seeing through these issues it promises to be transitory.

  3. Luigi Speranza:

    Draghi will probably try to sound more confident in the euro zone's economic recovery and the likelihood of a rise in inflation over time, emphasising that the ECB is in no hurry to contemplate additional policy easing at this stage.

  4. Michael Owyang:

    There has been a lot of new research. Volumes of new research. And I am not sure there is a consensus about how policy affects inflation at the zero lower bound, inflation dynamics have changed.

  5. Greg McBride:

    If you start to get some difference between what you're earning and what is being chewed up by inflation, then CDs will be attractive again.

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