Is ESCALATE a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

Enable1 Dictionary :  YES

Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'escalate'


  1. ESCALATE, increase in extent or intensity
  2. ESCALATE, to become worse or to make (something) worse or more severe
  3. ESCALATE, to become greater or higher or to make (something) greater or higher

Synonyms for 'escalate'

Antonyms for 'escalate'

The word ESCALATE is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'escalate' in a sentence

  1. The conflict has escalated into an all-out war.
  2. a time of escalating tensions
  3. We are trying not to escalate the violence.

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