Escalate - definition, pronunciation, transcription
The conflict has escalated into an all-out war.
We are trying not to escalate the violence.
Salaries of leading executives have continued to escalate.
The cold weather has escalated fuel prices.
Her fear was escalating into panic.
The fighting on the border is escalating.
We do not want to escalate the war.
The costs were escalating alarmingly.
The local war escalated into a major conflict
The Allies escalated the bombing
The conflict could escalate into a full-blooded war.
present participle: escalating
past tense: escalated
past participle: escalated