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escalating

see definition of escalating
  • verbincrease, be increased
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Synonyms for escalating

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 escalating

  • 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.

increasing

adjective. becoming more intense
  • accelerating
  • accentuating
  • advancing
  • building
  • building up
  • deepening
  • dominant
  • emphasizing
  • escalating
  • growing
  • heightening
  • intensifying
  • sharpening
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.