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Synonyms for de-escalate
diˈɛs kəˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. de-escalate(verb)

    diminish in size, scope, or intensity

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

    Synonyms:
    weaken, step down

    Antonyms:
    step up, escalate, intensify

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

    reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of

    "de-escalate a crisis"

    Synonyms:
    subvert, step down, counteract, soften, resign, countermine, quit, leave office, dampen, break, sabotage, damp, weaken, undermine

    Antonyms:
    escalate, step up, intensify

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    defuse

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. de-escalate

    Synonyms:
    'Pull the plug', see there

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