reinflate

verb re·in·flate \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈflāt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reinflate

reinflated; reinflating
: 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

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