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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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However, in Section 5 we will come up with another proposal for the nonsymmetric case, which we think is better suited to deflate approximate eigenpairs.
The new hump, which manufacturers claim is the world's first 'intelligent' road hump was developed in Manchester to deflate for heavier vehicles like ambulances and fire engines, or for cars travelling under a set speed limit.
Some implants deflate (or rupture) in the first few months after being implanted and some deflate after several years; yet others are intact 10 or more years after the surgery.
As fluid exits the vesicle, this sac deflates, the surface tension of its membrane subsides, and the hole closes up again.
Unlike a conventional front air bag, which deflates quickly after impact, BMW's tubular bag is designed to stay inflated for about six seconds.
Tansey deflates these key moments of discovery with a knowing whimsy, but, you want to ask, What does he know?
Using its exclusive Grocery Store Price Index (GSPI), the Food Institute deflates changes in the government's retail sales figures.
If the valve is set at 20mph, then a car doing that or less will find that the cushion deflates and allows it to travel with minimum disruption.