What does escalate mean?

Definitions for escalate
ˈɛs kəˌleɪtes·ca·late

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. escalate, intensify, step upverb

    increase in extent or intensity

    "The Allies escalated the bombing"

Wiktionary

  1. escalateverb

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

  2. escalateverb

    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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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of escalate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of escalate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of escalate in a Sentence

  1. Vagelis Boutas:

    We will escalate our demonstrations from tomorrow.

  2. David Duncan:

    We've got this continual flow of Covid coming across the border in the form of Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista citizens that carry and continue to escalate and fuel the Covid pressures that we see.

  3. Emanuel Cleaver:

    I had been calling balls and strikes all day and all of a sudden, let's escalate it, it's one of those moments where you realize that people have come here for the purpose of conflict, being engaged in conflict as opposed to getting something done.

  4. Christoph Heusgen:

    They (the council) called on LNA forces to halt all military movements. They also called on all forces to de-escalate and halt military activity. There can be no military solution to the conflict.

  5. Natali Tene:

    It all happened so fast and it was happening the whole time, in different parts, i kind of froze up to be honest. Put on a smile to de-escalate the situation. Kind of nervous, shocked, alarmed.

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