Definitions for escalateˈɛs kəˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. escalate, intensify, step up(verb)

    increase in extent or intensity

    "The Allies escalated the bombing"

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  1. escalate(Verb)

    to increase (something) in extent or intensity; to intensify or step up

  2. escalate(Verb)

    in technical support, to transfer a telephone caller to the next higher level of authority

    The tech 1 escalated the caller to a tech 2.


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