Definition of Escalate:
increase, be increased
Synonyms of Escalate:
● Step up
Opposite/Antonyms of Escalate:
● Go down
Sentence/Example of Escalate:
The talks around the TikTok ban have escalated fast into reality as countries continue to investigate the potential security threat and the platform’s data and security policies.
Apple further escalated its fight with Epic Games, filing a countersuit to stop the game maker from using its own payment system for Fortnite.
In response to the latest demand, Intuit’s lawyers took the rare step of escalating matters, filing a petition asking FTC commissioners to step in and significantly narrow the scope of what it had to produce.
The investigator said he would escalate the case and see if the facility had submitted any other suspect claims.
Amid escalating border tensions, India is staging a trade war of sorts against China.
Know what to look for and keep an eye on your surroundings so you can manage any potential problems before the situation escalates, Perry says.
What’s happening in China right now, Webster says, is “legitimately very dark,” including the escalating oppression of Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang and the passage of the National Security Law in Hong Kong.
AB 392 also addresses the fact that an officer’s own actions can contribute to escalating a situation.
Specifically, SB 230 highlighted de-escalation and interpersonal communication, “including tactical methods that use time, distance, cover and concealment, to avoid escalating situations that lead to violence.”
I think a lot of these things actually don’t work when things have escalated to a certain point.