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Definition of inflate:

  1. Blown in; inflated.
  2. Fig.: To swell; to puff up; to elate; as, to inflate one with pride or vanity.
  3. To cause to become unduly expanded or increased; as, to inflate the currency.
  4. To expand; to fill; to distend.
  5. To swell or distend with air or gas; to dilate; to expand; to enlarge; as, to inflate a bladder; to inflate the lungs.


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