What does escalate mean?

Definitions for escalate
ˈɛs kəˌleɪtes·ca·late

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. escalate, intensify, step up(verb)

    increase in extent or intensity

    "The Allies escalated the bombing"

Wiktionary

  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.

How to pronounce escalate?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say escalate in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. Serena Daniari.Daniari:

    I do feel like now more than ever it's important for trans people to be visible and take up space and disrupt, but sometimes that's easier said than done, because when you are in a violent situation you don't want it to escalate.

  3. Tim Scott:

    We don't have any information around no-knock warrants, so for us to start a conversation with banning no-knocks doesn't sound like a solid position based on any data because we don't have that data. Once we have the information, we can then turn to the training that is necessary to de-escalate situations.

  4. Ted Wheeler:

    The acting secretary knows we feel that way, but we're happy to tell him again, the violence was being contained and started to de-escalate before they arrived. They intervened and escalated tensions to new levels.

  5. Shah Mahmood Qureshi:

    As a gesture of peace and to de-escalate matters, the Indian pilot who is under arrest with us will be released today in the afternoon at the Wagah border.

Images & Illustrations of escalate

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