Associations to the word «Escalate»

Wiktionary

ESCALATE, verb. (ambitransitive) To increase (something) in extent or intensity; to intensify or step up.
ESCALATE, verb. (transitive) In technical support, to transfer a customer, a problem, etc. to the next higher level of authority

Dictionary definition

ESCALATE, verb. Increase in extent or intensity; "The Allies escalated the bombing".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca