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  Words related to inflate

Related / Similar Words: balloon, billow, blow up, expand, amplify

 

Definition:
  • become inflated; "The sails ballooned";
  • fill with gas or air; "inflate a balloons";
  • exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated";
  • increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value; "inflate the currency";
  • cause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit; "The war inflated the economy";

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    Hyponyms: reflate, billow, surge, heave, puff up

     

    Derivational Morphology: inflation, inflater, inflator, rising prices

     

     
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