Search Result for "escort":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (4)

1. someone who escorts and protects a prominent person;
[syn: bodyguard, escort]

2. the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them;
[syn: escort, accompaniment]

3. an attendant who is employed to accompany someone;

4. a participant in a date;
- Example: "his date never stopped talking"
[syn: date, escort]


VERB (2)

1. accompany as an escort;
- Example: "She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball"

2. accompany or escort;
- Example: "I'll see you to the door"
[syn: see, escort]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 esp. with reference to journeys or excursions on land; as, to escort a public functionary, or a lady; to escort a baggage wagon. Syn: To accompany; attend. See Accompany. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 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 respect or honor; -- applied to movements on land, as convoy is to movements at sea. [1913 Webster] The troops of my escort marched at the ordinary rate. --Burke. [1913 Webster] 2. Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion; as, to travel under the escort of a friend. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

57 Moby Thesaurus words for "escort": accompany, attend, attendant, bear, beau, bodyguard, boyfriend, bring, carry, cavalier, chaperon, cicerone, companion, company, conduct, conductor, consort with, convoy, cortege, date, direct, duenna, entourage, esquire, fellow, fellow traveler, gallant, gentleman-at-arms, guard, guardian, guards, guardsman, guide, lead, leader, marshal, pilot, praetorian guard, protect, protection, protector, retinue, route, safe-conduct, safeguard, see, shepherd, show, squire, steer, swain, take out, usher, vis-a-vis, wait on, watch over, yeoman




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