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deflate

Synonyms of deflate in English:

verb

  • 1 he deflated the tires
    let down, flatten, void;
    puncture
    [Antonyms] inflate
  • 2 the balloon deflated
    go down, collapse, shrink, contract
    [Antonyms] inflate, expand
  • 3 the news had deflated him
    subdue, humble, cow, chasten;
    dispirit, dismay, discourage, dishearten;
    squash, crush, bring down, take the wind out of someone's sails, knock the stuffing out of
    [Antonyms] aggrandize
  • 4 the budget deflated the economy
    reduce, slow down, diminish;
    devalue, depreciate, depress
    [Antonyms] inflate
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