What are the opposite words for deflate?

Deflation is a term used in multiple contexts to describe the act of making something less inflated or to reduce its significance. The word deflate is often used in the realm of economics, where it refers to a decrease in the general price level of goods and services. Some antonyms for deflate include inflate, enlarge, expand, boost, and increase. In context to the economy, the opposite term of deflation is inflation, which refers to rising prices for goods and services over a period of time resulting in the decrease in the value of money or purchasing power. Other antonyms for deflation that apply to different areas include surge, rise or grow.

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