synonyms
  • definitions

deescalation

[ dee-es-kuh-leyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF deescalation
  • as intruce
  • as indisarmament

Synonyms for deescalation

  • accord
  • agreement
  • amnesty
  • armistice
  • cease-fire
  • detente
  • détente
  • lull
  • moratorium
  • pause
  • peace
  • reconciliation
  • reprieve
  • suspension
  • break
  • breather
  • cessation
  • de-escalation
  • halt
  • intermission
  • interval
  • letup
  • respite
  • rest
  • stay
  • terms
  • treaty
  • olive branch
  • temporary peace
  • white flag
  • wind-down
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Antonyms for deescalation

  • continuation
  • disagreement
  • persistence
  • war
  • go
  • start
  • fight
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WORD ORIGIN

also deescalate, 1964, from de- + escalate. Related: De-escalated; de-escalating; de-escalation.