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inflate

see definition of inflate
  • verbblow up, increase
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Synonyms for inflate

verb blow up, increase
  • augment
  • bloat
  • boost
  • enlarge
  • escalate
  • exaggerate
  • expand
  • magnify
  • maximize
  • overestimate
  • pad
  • widen
  • aerate
  • aggrandize
  • amplify
  • balloon
  • cram
  • dilate
  • distend
  • exalt
  • pyramid
  • raise
  • spread
  • stretch
  • surcharge
  • beef up
  • build up
  • flesh out
  • puff up
  • pump up
  • swell up

Antonyms for inflate

  • abridge
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • lessen
  • lower
  • play down
  • reduce
  • shrink
  • weaken
  • compress
  • contract
  • debase
  • depress
  • deflate
  • let air out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to inflate

aerate

verb. give air
  • aerify
  • charge
  • freshen
  • inflate
  • oxygenate
  • ventilate

amplified

verb. increase in size or effect

amplifies

verb. increase in size or effect

amplify

verb. increase in size or effect

appreciate

verb. increase in worth

appreciated

verb. increase in worth
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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