verb (used with object), in·flat·ed, in·flat·ing.
verb (used without object), in·flat·ed, in·flat·ing.
THIS PSAT VOCABULARY QUIZ IS PERFECT PRACTICE FOR THE REAL TEST
Origin of inflate
synonym study for inflate
OTHER WORDS FROM inflatein·flat·er, in·fla·tor, nouno·ver·in·flate, verb (used with object), o·ver·in·flat·ed, o·ver·in·flat·ing.re·in·flate, verb, re·in·flat·ed, re·in·flat·ing.
Example sentences from the Web for inflate
Before Bills fans get too excited, however, they should consider the fact that their record is inflated and not as good as it looks on paper.Steelers stay unbeaten, Chargers drop another heartbreaker in NFL Week 9|Cindy Boren, Mark Maske, Des Bieler|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
On Sunday, it was Washington quarterback Kyle Allen, after an air cast was inflated around his lower left leg.Alex Smith got his second chance. Now it’s time to give Dwayne Haskins his.|Kevin Blackistone|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
At 11 by 4 inches in the stuffsack, it left space in my duffle for other gear, and weighing in at just over one pound, it’s Therm-a-Rest’s lightest self-inflating mattress for women.The Durable Gear One Wildland Firefighter Swears By|Amanda Monthei|October 28, 2020|Outside Online
It’s pretty clear that in 2019, profits were inflated and unsustainable.After soaring, then plunging, earnings are heading for a ‘new normal.’ But where is that, exactly?|Shawn Tully|October 13, 2020|Fortune
The buyer is referring to allegations, reported by Business Insider earlier this month, that monthly active user metrics from the app have been inflated.‘We’re at the crux of it’: How TikTok rival Triller is brashly pitching advertisers|Seb Joseph|October 12, 2020|Digiday