To make intense or more intense; increase; strengthen
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
To make larger or more powerful; increase.
To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to aggravate; to intensify; to render more conspicuous; -- used of things, good or bad; as, to heighten beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.
To rise in rank, importance, etc.
To make or become broad or broader.
To go upward; rise:
To increase in number or spread rapidly.
(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
(Figuratively) To rise; to become higher, more noble, etc.
Climb means to move up or increase gradually, or to move up and around using your feet.
Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
To move upwards.
To reduce in standing or respect.
To consider to be or cause to appear greater than is really the case; exaggerate:
To boost is defined as to raise, push higher, increase or promote.
To establish a basis for; found or ground:
The definition of burgeon means to grow or blossom.
To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
(Intransitive) To grow in number.
To rise or fly high into the air
increase in extent or intensity
To reverse the effect of escalation on (something); reduce or lessen in scope, magnitude, etc.
Find another word for escalate. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for escalate, like: intensify, grow, increase, magnify, amplify, heighten, upsurge, advance, broaden, mount and proliferate.