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English verb: reflate

1. reflate (change) economics: experience reflation


SamplesThe economy reflated after the Fed took extreme measures.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Verb groupreflate

2. reflate (change) economics: raise demand, expand the money supply, or raise prices, after a period of deflation


SamplesThese measures reflated the economy.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, inflate, modify


Verb groupreflate

3. reflate (change) inflate again


SamplesReflate the balloon.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)blow up, inflate

4. reflate (change) become inflated again


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)balloon, billow, inflate









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