deflate


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  • verb

Synonyms for deflate

Synonyms for deflate

to cause to be no longer believed or valued

Synonyms for deflate

collapse by releasing contained air or gas

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release contained air or gas from

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reduce or lessen the size or importance of

produce deflation in

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Antonyms

reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices

become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air

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He tugged in vain at the rip cord which deflates the balloon but it was stuck.
When a saline-filled implant deflates, it usually happens quickly.
The only time it's necessary to deflate the air springs is when you're preparing for air transport.
Cars travelling faster than the set limit will not deflate the ramp, which will then act like a conventional speed hump.
While still preliminary, the study shows that although 20 indexes (10 exports and 10 imports) would be sufficient to produce a reasonable estimate, ideally, roughly 70 indexes (approximately 30 exports and 40 imports) should be used to deflate the trade data.
He'll need to remove the valve core and completely deflate the tire.
The new system, known as Transcalm, is made from rubber and contains a fast-working air valve which can deflate the hump.
Small air cells ("microcells") in the pad inflate and deflate at a frequent enough interval to maintain tissue blood flow.
It doesn't matter "who" actually did the deflating or "who" told them to deflate the footballs.
The alternative would be to try collecting data on the prices of these servicing fees through price surveys, and deflate the fees with the resulting price index.
If the power to the inflatable is suddenly lost, most inflatables will deflate slowly to the ground, allowing you time to get everyone out of the structure.
In this way, we not only can annul eigenvalues, but also deflate the corresponding left and right invariant subspaces.
Those hoping that wheat and other commodity prices will gradually deflate may be disappointed, as speculative traders continue to influence in sometimes surprising ways.
Officers in police cars were directed to intercept the car and the stinger - a device which has hollow spikes causing tyres to deflate very quickly - was used at the roundabout at Pensarn.
Adam Webster's 64thminute strike to cancel out Aaron O'Connor's 31stminute opener briefly sent over 500 Knitters fans into delirium, but O'Connor hit back just 60 seconds later to deflate the Hinckley balloon.