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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Reduce or cut back the amount or availability of, creating a decline in value or prices; Reduce or lessen the size or importance of; Release contained air or gas from;

Usage examples (38)
  • deflate the air mattress
  • deflate a balloon
  • deflate the currency
  • Drop the dough in (it will deflate, which is fine) and spread it vaguely around the pan. for more
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