escalate, intensify, step up(verb)
increase in extent or intensity
"The Allies escalated the bombing"
to increase (something) in extent or intensity; to intensify or step up
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.
The numerical value of escalate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of escalate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is only going to escalate.
I had my ID on me so it didn’t escalate, but what’s suspicious about a jogger? In jogging clothes?
The decision not to engage with the protesters and escalate the conflict was the right one, and the perpetrators of this despicable act will be punished.
Ukraine is fighting for their very survival right now, russia continues to escalate the conflict by sending mercenaries and tanks we euphemistically [call].
Diplomatic efforts are under way to de-escalate the conflict, which in some cases means negotiating with the regime. But U.S. policy remains that Assad must go as part of a political transition - which isn't going to happen anytime soon.
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