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Synonyms for inflate

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to make (something) seem greater than is actually the case

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exaggerate or make bigger

fill with gas or air

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cause prices to rise by increasing the available currency or credit

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increase the amount or availability of, creating a rise in value

become inflated

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The nitrogen gas enters the air bag and begins to inflate it.
There are several different ways in which air bag covers allow the air bag to inflate.
In the event of an accident and a rider is thrown from the horse, the air cushion instantly inflates (within 1/2 second) to protect the rider's body.
Using an air-filled mattress that inflates to a depth of 11 inches adds tremendous comfort and eliminates the need for the metal bar found in other brands of sofa sleepers.
At the same time, the air bags themselves must also become more talented--for instance, by being able to inflate at several different rates and pressures.