escort

  • 1 Escort — may refer to: *Ford Escort (European), a motor vehicle *Ford Escort (North American), a motor vehicle *Escort vehicle, a vehicle that escorts oversize trucks or large vehicle convoys on highways *Escort, a 16 piece disco band based in Brooklyn,… …

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  • 2 Escort — Es*cort , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Escorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Escorting}.] [Cf. F. escorter, It. scortare. See {Escort}, n.] To attend with a view to guard and protect; to accompany as safeguard; to give honorable or ceremonious attendance to; used… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 escort — [es′kôrt΄; ] for v. [ i skort′] n. [Fr escorte < It scorta < scorgere, to perceive, lead < LL * excorrigere < L ex , out + corrigere, to set right, CORRECT] 1. one or more persons (or cars, ships, airplanes, etc.) accompanying another …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Escort — Es cort, n. [F. escorte, It. scorta a guard or guide, fr. scorgere to perceive, discern, lead, fr. L. ex out, quite + corrigere to correct, set right. See {Correct}.] 1. A body of armed men to attend a person of distinction for the sake of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Escort — bezeichnet: einen britischen Zerstörer der E Klasse im Zweiten Weltkriegs, siehe HMS Escort (H66) einen Pkw der Mittelklasse von Ford, siehe Ford Escort ein Callgirl oder einen Callboy, siehe männliche Prostitution sowie Begleitagentur ein… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 escort — [n] protection; accompaniment alarm clock*, attendant, beau, bird dog*, bodyguard, cavalier, chaperon, companion, company, consort, convoy, convoyer, cortege, date, entourage, fellow, friend, gallant, guard, guide, partner, protector, retinue,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 escort — ► NOUN 1) a person, vehicle, or group accompanying another to provide protection or as a mark of rank. 2) a person who accompanies a member of the opposite sex to a social event. ► VERB ▪ accompany as an escort. ORIGIN French escorte, from… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 escort — index consort, guardian, protect Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 escort — (n.) 1570s, in military sense, from M.Fr. escorte (16c.), from It. scorta, lit. a guiding, from scorgere to guide, from V.L. *excorrigere, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + corrigere set right (see CORRECT (Cf …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 escort — vb conduct, convoy, chaperon, *accompany, attend Analogous words: protect, shield, guard, safeguard, *defend: lead, *guide, pilot, steer …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 escort — is pronounced with the stress on the first syllable as a noun and on the second as a verb …

    Modern English usage

  • 12 escort — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ armed, military, motorcycle, police, security ▪ convoy, destroyer, fighter (esp. AmE) (all military) …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 escort — I n. 1) to provide an escort for 2) an armed; motorcycle; police escort 3) an escort for 4) under escort II v. (D; tr.) to escort from; to * * * [ eskɔːt] motorcycle police escort to (D; tr.) to escor …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 escort — e|scort1 [ıˈsko:t US o:rt] v [T] 1.) to take someone somewhere, especially when you are protecting or guarding them ▪ The shipment was escorted by guards. escort sb back/through/to etc (sth) ▪ Two Marines escorted Benny inside. ▪ I escorted her… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 escort — escorts, escorting, escorted (The noun is pronounced [[t]e̱skɔː(r)t[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]ɪskɔ͟ː(r)t[/t]].) 1) N COUNT An escort is a person who travels with someone in order to protect or guard them. He arrived with a police escort… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 escort — 1 noun (C) 1 a person or a group of people or vehicles that go with someone in order to protect or guard them: a motorcycle escort | under escort (=protected or guarded by an escort): The suspects arrived under armed escort. 2 someone, especially …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 escort — I UK [ˈeskɔː(r)t] / US [ˈesˌkɔrt] noun [countable] Word forms escort : singular escort plural escorts 1) a person or a group of people, vehicles, ships etc that go somewhere with another person, vehicle, ship etc in order to protect them or to… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 escort — es|cort1 [ ı skɔrt ] verb transitive 1. ) to go somewhere with a person or vehicle in order to protect them or prevent them from escaping: Her bodyguards escorted her through the airport. a battleship escorted by several smaller vessels 2. ) to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 escort — 01. The young girl was [escorted] to the graduation dance by her boyfriend. 02. My mom and dad are divorced, but my dad still acted as my mom s [escort] to my wedding. 03. The Queen was [escorted] into Parliament by the Prime Minister. 04. The… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 Escort — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le terme Escort peut désigner : Un modèle de voiture, la Ford Escort Un Escort Boy ou une Escort Girl Catégorie : Homonymie …

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