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Synonyms for inflation
ɪnˈfleɪ ʃənin·fla·tion

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Wiktionary

  1. inflationnoun

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  2. inflationnoun

    The inflation of the balloon took five hours.

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  3. inflationnoun

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  4. inflationnoun

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  5. inflationnoun

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  6. inflationnoun

    Antonyms:
    deflation

  7. inflationnoun

    Antonyms:
    deflation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inflation, rising pricesnoun

    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. inflationnoun

    (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, inflationnoun

    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. inflationnoun

    the act of filling something with air

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

    Antonyms:
    deflation, disinflation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inflationnoun

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

  2. inflationnoun

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

  3. inflationnoun

    Synonyms:
    increase, enlargement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. inflationnoun

    Synonyms:
    distention, expansion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inflation":

    inflationary, inflation, inflator, swelling

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#29869fanfare
#38156inflationary
#87288inflator
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#110233puffiness
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How to use inflation in a sentence?

  1. Lawrence Summers:

    From long experience we expect the inflation effects of these increases to be transitory.

  2. Shun Maruyama:

    There are investors globally who seek dividend yield when there's low growth, low inflation and low interest rates.

  3. Ric Spooner:

    However, while news of lower borrowing costs will help support equity valuations and be seen as a positive for commodity demand, market response may be limited. In some senses this rate cut is a technical response to the fact that lower inflation is making real borrowing costs more expensive in China.

  4. Jeremy Thomson-Cook:

    We are going to be talking a lot more about inflation in 2021 than we did 2020, both Brexit and Covid-19 are factors that have caused substantial pain for businesses and their supply chains.

  5. Federal Reserve:

    I'd like to take this opportunity to speak directly to the American people, inflation is much too high and we understand the hardship it is causing, and we're moving expeditiously to bring it back down.


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