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Synonyms for de-escalate
diˈɛs kəˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. de-escalate, weaken, step down(verb)

    reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

    "de-escalate a crisis"

    Synonyms:
    observation, mirror image, expression, reflexion, watching, reflectivity, musing, contemplation, thoughtfulness, rumination, notice, observance, manifestation, reflection

  2. de-escalate(verb)

    diminish in size, scope, or intensity

    "The war of words between them de-escalated with time"

    Synonyms:
    contemplative, meditative, brooding, pensive, broody, ruminative, musing, pondering

    Antonyms:
    nonreflecting, thoughtless, nonreflective, echoless, nonintellectual

Editors Contribution

  1. ameliorate

    to make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.

    "the reform did much to ameliorate living standards"

    Submitted by anonymous on July 5, 2020  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "de-escalate":

    defuse

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. de-escalate

    Synonyms:
    'Pull the plug', see there

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How to use de-escalate in a sentence?

  1. Shinzo Abe:

    I find it highly meaningful that we have shared serious concerns over the continuation of unilateral behaviors that change the status quo and escalate tensions, such as large-scale reclamation and building of outposts in the South China Sea.

  2. Steven Butler:

    This action will not stop the ongoing tit-for-tat between China and the United States, and may escalate it. China should stop trying to control and intimidate foreign news bureaus and allow them to hire Chinese staff freely and directly.

  3. Lance LoRusso:

    He was attempting to de-escalate a situation involving an uncooperative passenger. In context, his comments were clearly aimed at attempting to gain compliance by using the passenger's own statements and reasoning to avoid making an arrest.

  4. Barack Obama:

    My top priority is going to be to ensure that this does not escalate, hopefully this is a moment in which all parties can step back and make a determination of how their interests are best served.

  5. Joshua White:

    Indian and Pakistani leaders have long evinced confidence that they can understand each other's deterrence signals and can de-escalate at will, the fact that some of the most basic facts, intentions and attempted strategic signals of this crisis are still shrouded in mystery ... should be a sobering reminder that neither country is in a position to easily control a crisis once it begins.

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