reinflate

verb
re·​in·​flate | \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈflāt How to pronounce reinflate (audio) \
reinflated; reinflating

Definition of reinflate

transitive verb

: to inflate (something deflated) again When it is time to reinflate the boat, you must partially fill the craft with air, put the floorboards in place and then inflate it to capacity.— Barbara Lloyd

First Known Use of reinflate

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Reinflate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reinflate. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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