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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:

    inflationary, inflation, inflator, swelling

How to pronounce inflation?

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How to say inflation in sign language?

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How to use inflation in a sentence?

  1. Dejan Ilijevski:

    Of course, investors have to accept more risk when investing in stocks and endure periods when the returns have not outpaced inflation, although some investors may assume that higher inflation leads to lower stock performance, Dejan Ilijevski market history shows that nominal annual stock returns are unrelated to inflation.

  2. Muammer Komurcuoglu:

    There is no free lunch in the economy, this positive growth surprise comes at a cost on the inflation and unemployment fronts.

  3. Paul Weinhold:

    The feedback we are getting right now is because of some major projects around the state, and certainly on campus, there is a real tight supply of available sub-contractors. It is not true inflation but they are very busy so they charge more, so we would have to evaluate what it would cost to do the project a year later.

  4. Shyam Rajan:

    Even if core inflation stays where it is, buying a TIP will return 70 basis points more than buying a nominal Treasury bond.

  5. Gary Jenkins:

    Wednesday's inflation data might determine the extent of the ECB's action, confucius said it was good to live in interesting times, although Mr Draghi might well be thinking 'yes but not quite this interesting...' as yet again Greece threatens to upset the European apple cart.


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