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escalate

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Synonyms for escalate

verb increase, be increased
  • expand
  • grow
  • heighten
  • intensify
  • mount
  • raise
  • rise
  • step up
  • widen
  • amplify
  • ascend
  • broaden
  • climb
  • enlarge
  • extend
  • magnify
  • scale
  • make worse

Antonyms for escalate

  • decline
  • decrease
  • diminish
  • drop
  • fall
  • halt
  • lessen
  • lower
  • reduce
  • slow
  • slump
  • stop
  • abridge
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • curtail
  • descend
  • go down
  • shorten
  • shrink
  • weaken
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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