Escort - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈeskɔːrt|  American pronunciation of the word escort
Brit.  |ˈeskɔːt|  British pronunciation of the word escort

noun

- someone who escorts and protects a prominent person (syn: bodyguard)
- the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them (syn: accompaniment)
- an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
- a participant in a date (syn: date)

verb

- accompany as an escort
- accompany or escort (syn: see)

Examples

Visitors are not allowed to enter the building without an escort.

The bombers were protected by a fighter escort.

Everyone was surprised when she arrived at the party without an escort.

Several fighters escorted the bombers back to base.

...a student from the college escorted my parents and me on our tour of the campus...

The ladies in waiting formed the royal escort.

She was drinking ginger-beer and her escort had a shandy.

Anyone who interrupts again will be escorted from the meeting.

The teacher was able to escort all the children from the burning school.

He had escorted her to the first of her parties.

The shipment was escorted by guards.

Two Marines escorted Benny inside.

I escorted her to the door.

The company escorts prospective buyers around the property.

Bill escorted Ellie to the opera.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: escort
he/she/it: escorts
present participle: escorting
past tense: escorted
past participle: escorted
noun
singular: escort
plural: escorts
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