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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reflateverb

    economics: experience reflation

    "The economy reflated after the Fed took extreme measures"

  2. reflateverb

    economics: raise demand, expand the money supply, or raise prices, after a period of deflation

    "These measures reflated the economy"

  3. reflateverb

    inflate again

    "reflate the balloon"

  4. reflateverb

    become inflated again

Wiktionary

  1. reflateverb

    To reinflate, to inflate again.

    Etymology: From re- + inflate, parallel to deflate

  2. reflateverb

    To restore the general level of prices to a previous or desirable level.

    Etymology: From re- + inflate, parallel to deflate

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reflate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reflate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of reflate in a Sentence

  1. Lena Komileva:

    It's a little more complicated than it used to be. The shape of the yield curve today is very much a function of global central bank activity - negative rates and quantitative easing. This changes the mechanics of the yield curve with respect to pure growth and inflation signals, but it does suggest a capitulation in investor confidence in the ability of central banks to reflate global growth or prevent another downturn. And that's not a good confidence signal.

  2. Lena Komileva:

    It's a little more complicated than it used to be. The shape of the yield curve today is very much a function of global central bank activity – negative rates and quantitative easing. This changes the mechanics of the yield curve with respect to pure growth and inflation signals, but it does suggest a capitulation in investor confidence in the ability of central banks to reflate global growth or prevent another downturn. And that's not a good confidence signal.

  3. Russell Napier:

    As China cuts the selling price of exports and as emerging market countries face new perils, the failure of the world's central bankers to reflate their economies will be the dominant force in markets, the investment lessons are clear: get long cash in general and get long dollars in particular.

  4. Lena Komileva:

    But it does suggest a capitulation in investor confidence in the ability of central banks to reflate global growth or prevent another downturn. And that's not a good confidence signal.

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