Inflate vs Uninflated - What's the difference?

inflate | uninflated |


As a verb inflate

is to enlarge an object by pushing air (or a gas) into it; to raise or expand abnormally.

As an adjective uninflated is

not inflated.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

inflate

English

Verb

(inflat)
  • To enlarge an object by pushing air (or a gas) into it; to raise or expand abnormally
  • You inflate a balloon by blowing air into it.
  • * J. Scott of Amwell
  • When passion's tumults in the bosom rise, / Inflate the features, and enrage the eyes.
  • To enlarge by filling with air (or a gas).
  • The balloon will inflate if you blow into it.
  • (figurative) To swell; to puff up.
  • to inflate somebody with pride or vanity
  • * Tennyson
  • Inflate themselves with some insane delight.
  • To decompress (data) that was previously deflated.
  • Antonyms

    * deflate

    Derived terms

    * inflated * inflatingly

    uninflated

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not inflated.