escort

  • 21 escort — n. /es kawrt/; v. /i skawrt /, n. 1. a group of persons, or a single person, accompanying another or others for protection, guidance, or courtesy: An escort of sailors accompanied the queen. 2. an armed guard, as a body of soldiers or ships: The… …

    Universalium

  • 22 escort — 1. noun a) A body of armed men to attend a person of distinction for the sake of affording safety when on a journey; one who conducts some one as an attendant; a guard, as of prisoners on a march; also, a body of persons, attending as a mark of… …

    Wiktionary

  • 23 escort —    a paid heterosexual partner    Originally, a body of armed men, whence a person accompanying another. Usually in this sense a female who, on payment of a further fee, reveals herself as a prostitute:     One was a persistent escort of Arabs.… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 24 escort — 1. noun 1) a police escort Syn: guard, bodyguard, protector, minder, attendant, chaperone; entourage, retinue, cortège; protection, defense, convoy 2) her escort for the evening Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 25 escort — n 1. chaperon, accompanier, companion; attendant, squire, assistant, aide, aide de camp; usher, guide, pilot, conductor, leader; guardian, shepherd, protector, protectress, matron, tutelary, tutelar, tutor, tutoress, governess, nursemaid, (in… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 26 escort — [ˈeskɔːt] noun [C] I 1) a person or a group of people or vehicles that go somewhere with someone in order to protect them or prevent them from escaping He arrived in court under police escort.[/ex] 2) someone, especially a man, who goes with… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 27 escort — 1. A combatant unit(s) assigned to accompany and protect another force or convoy. 2. Aircraft assigned to protect other aircraft during a mission. 3. An armed guard that accompanies a convoy, a train, prisoners, etc. 4. An armed guard… …

    Military dictionary

  • 28 escort — I. noun Etymology: Middle French escorte, from Italian scorta, from scorgere to guide, from Vulgar Latin *excorrigere, from Latin ex + corrigere to make straight, correct more at correct Date: 1579 1. a. (1) a person or group of persons… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 29 escort — [16] The notion underlying escort is of ‘guidance’, of ‘showing the right path’. The word comes via French from Italian scorta ‘guide’, a noun use of the past participle of scorgere ‘show, guide’. This in turn came from Vulgar Latin *excorrigere …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 30 escort — Aircraft assigned to protect friendly aircraft during a mission. Escorts may or may not accompany the main force. In the former case, they are called tied or close escorts, whereas in the latter they are referred to as free escorts. See also… …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 31 escort — noun ɛskɔ:t 1》 a person, vehicle, or group accompanying another to provide protection or as a mark of rank. 2》 a person who is hired or formally requested to accompany a member of the opposite sex to a social event. 3》 euphemistic a prostitute.… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 32 escort — 1. noun a police escort Syn: guard, bodyguard, protector, minder, attendant, chaperone, entourage, retinue, protection, convoy 2. verb 1) he was escorted home by the police Syn: conduct …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 33 escort — es•cort n. [[t]ˈɛs kɔrt[/t]] v. [[t]ɪˈskɔrt[/t]] n. 1) a person or persons accompanying another or others for protection, guidance, or courtesy 2) mil an armed or protective guard, as a body of soldiers or ships 3) a man who accompanies a woman… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 34 escort — noun /ˈɛskɔt / (say eskawt) 1. a body of persons, or a single person, ship or ships, etc., accompanying another or others for protection, guidance, or courtesy. 2. a person accompanying another to a dance, party, etc.; partner. 3. an armed guard …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 35 escort — es|cort sb., en, i sms. escort , fx escortservice …

    Dansk ordbog

  • 36 escort —    Alo, ukali, ho oholoholo; huaka i ho ohanohano (honor).    ♦ To escort arm in arm, kui ē ē …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 37 escort — palyda statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Ginkluota garbės sargyba, lydinti asmenis. atitikmenys: angl. escort pranc. escorte …

    NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 38 escort — palyda statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Ginkluoti sargybiniai, kurie lydi vorą, traukinį ar belaisvius. atitikmenys: angl. escort pranc. escorte …

    NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 39 escort — palyda statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Kovinis dalinys, paskirtas lydėti ir saugoti kitas pajėgas ar konvojų. atitikmenys: angl. escort pranc. escorte …

    NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 40 escort — palyda statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Orlaivis, paskirtas apsaugoti kitų orlaivių jiems vykdant užduotį. atitikmenys: angl. escort pranc. escorte …

    NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas


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