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Overview of verb deflate

The verb deflate has 6 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. deflate

(collapse by releasing contained air or gas; "deflate a balloon")

2. deflate

(release contained air or gas from; "deflate the air mattress")

3. deflate, puncture

(reduce or lessen the size or importance of; "The bad review of his work deflated his self-confidence")

4. deflate

(produce deflation in; "The new measures deflated the economy")

5. deflate

(reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices; "deflate the currency")

6. deflate

(become deflated or flaccid, as by losing air; "The balloons deflated") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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