To make intense or more intense; increase; strengthen
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 increase in number or spread rapidly.
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 cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To rise in rank, importance, etc.
To make larger or more powerful; increase.
(Figuratively) To rise; to become higher, more noble, etc.
To make or become broad or broader.
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 allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To go upward; rise:
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.
(Intransitive) To rapidly grow out of proportion or control.
To rise or fly high into the air
To cause (a tone, chord, etc.) to increase in loudness
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, magnify, proliferate, heighten, increase, advance, amplify, ascend, broaden, climb and expand.