What does de-escalate mean?

Definitions for de-escalatediˈɛs kəˌleɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word de-escalate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. de-escalate(verb)

    diminish in size, scope, or intensity

    "The war of words between them de-escalated with time"

  2. de-escalate, weaken, step down(verb)

    reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

    "de-escalate a crisis"


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of de-escalate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of de-escalate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tarek Tabl:

    This is only going to escalate.

  2. Vagelis Boutas:

    We will escalate our demonstrations from tomorrow.

  3. Laurent Fabius:

    Our view as France is to try to de-escalate pressure.

  4. Khalid Hashim:

    I don't think the current tensions will escalate any further.

  5. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    The greatest danger is that the conflict will escalate again.

Images & Illustrations of de-escalate

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Translations for de-escalate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • αποκλιμακώσειGreek

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