Bedeutung von “escalate” — Learner’s Dictionary

escalate

verb us uk /ˈeskəleɪt/
GET WORSE [ I, T ]

If a violent or bad situation escalates or is escalated, it quickly becomes worse or more serious:

The fight quickly escalated into a riot.
INCREASE [ I ]

to rise or increase quickly:

Airline prices escalate during the holiday season.
escalation noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˌeskəˈleɪʃən/

an escalation in violence

(Definition von “escalate” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)