escalate (Meaning)

Wordnet

escalate (v)

increase in extent or intensity

escalate Sentence Examples

  1. The tension between the two countries escalated rapidly, leading to a declaration of war.
  2. The company's profits escalated significantly after the launch of their new product.
  3. The escalating cost of living has made it difficult for many people to afford basic necessities.
  4. The situation escalated quickly, and soon the entire city was engulfed in flames.
  5. The government's efforts to escalate economic growth have led to a rise in employment and investment.
  6. The escalating violence in the region has caused widespread humanitarian crisis.
  7. The patient's condition escalated rapidly, and they were rushed to the intensive care unit.
  8. The escalating popularity of online shopping has led to a decline in brick-and-mortar retail.
  9. The escalating tensions between the two political parties have led to a gridlock in the legislature.
  10. The company's escalating debts have put it at risk of bankruptcy.

FAQs About the word escalate

increase in extent or intensity

increase, rise, accelerate, expand, intensify, swell, surge, snowball, multiply, accumulate

recede, decrease, diminish, lessen, recede, lessen, diminish,decrease, dwindle, contract

The tension between the two countries escalated rapidly, leading to a declaration of war.

The company's profits escalated significantly after the launch of their new product.

The escalating cost of living has made it difficult for many people to afford basic necessities.

The situation escalated quickly, and soon the entire city was engulfed in flames.