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Definition of Inflate


  1. Blown in; inflated.
  2. To swell or distend with air or gas; to dilate; to expand; to enlarge; as, to inflate a bladder; to inflate the lungs.
  3. Fig.: To swell; to puff up; to elate; as, to inflate one with pride or vanity.
  4. To cause to become unduly expanded or increased; as, to inflate the currency.
  5. To expand; to fill; to distend.
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Inflate Translations

inflate in Dutch is opblazen
inflate in French is gonflons, gonflez, gonflent
inflate in Norwegian is pumpe opp
inflate in Portuguese is infle
inflate in Spanish is inflar