Definition of Inflates:
blow up, increase
Synonyms of Inflates:
● Beef up
● Build up
● Puff up
● Pump up
● Swell up
Opposite/Antonyms of Inflates:
Sentence/Example of Inflates:
We can place limits on stock buybacks and bailouts so companies are forced to be responsible with their money instead of using it to inflate their share prices or line the pockets of executives—many of whom are already overpaid.
Popular trades become crowded trades, inflating asset bubbles.
It’s also the product of a strategy of endorsing candidates who are already in a good position to win — perhaps with the explicit goal of inflating his top-line win rate, and therefore his reputation.
The issue this month is that many teachers were laid off earlier than usual this summer, which may have artificially inflated July’s jobs numbers.
Then the blob can inflate into a finished house in 45 minutes.
Only their bubbs were intact, but there was nothing with which to inflate them.
Away with these words which inflate vanity and wound charity.
His care was not so much to inflate the rent-roll as to get in all the ready-money he could.
They could flatten and drift about in the water, or they could inflate and rise in the air.
By steady practice at his little pipe, he in about a year got so that he could inflate five whole inches.