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VERB (2)

1. diminish in size, scope, or intensity;
- Example: "The war of words between them de-escalated with time"

2. reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of;
- Example: "de-escalate a crisis"
[syn: de-escalate, weaken, step down]

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2 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

de-escalate \de-escalate\ v. t. to reduce in intensity (a crisis or a war). [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

de-escalate v 1: diminish in size, scope, or intensity; "The war of words between them de-escalated with time" 2: reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de- escalate a crisis" [syn: de-escalate, weaken, step down] [ant: escalate, intensify, step up]