from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To decrease the size, scope, or intensity of (a war, for example).
- intransitive v. To decrease or diminish in size, scope, or intensity: The birth rate has begun to de-escalate.
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- v. Alternative spelling of deescalate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to reduce in intensity (a crisis or a war).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. diminish in size, scope, or intensity
- v. reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of
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