Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: inflate
IPA transcription: [ɪnfl'eɪt]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: inflate, blow_up, expand, amplify
    Meaning: exaggerate or make bigger; "The charges were inflated"
  • Synonyms: inflate, blow_up
    Meaning: fill with gas or air; "inflate a balloons"
Usage examples
  • We can inflate this balloon and send the Man out of the Moon home in it."
  • Alas! there are so many great thoughts that do nothing more than the bellows: they inflate, and make emptier than ever.