HyperDic: escort

English > 6 senses of the word escort:
VERBmotionescortaccompany as an escort
motionescort, seeaccompany or escort
NOUNperson escort, bodyguardsomeone who escorts and protects a prominent person
actescort, accompanimentthe act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
person escortan attendant who is employed to accompany someone
person escort, datea participant in a date
escort > pronunciation
Soundsehskao'rt; eh'skaort
Rhymesabort ... wart: 48 rhymes with aort...
English > escort: 6 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who escorts and protects a prominent person.
Synonymbodyguard
Member ofguardA military unit serving to protect some place or person
NarrowerPraetorian Guard, PraetorianA member of the Praetorian Guard
outriderAn escort who rides / rides ahead (as a member of the vanguard)
yeoman, yeoman of the guard, beefeaterofficer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch
Broaderdefender, guardian, protector, shielderA person who cares for persons or property
Spanishescolta, guardaespaldas
Catalanescorta
English > escort: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them.
Synonymaccompaniment
NarrowerconvoyThe act of escorting while in transit
BroaderprotectionThe activity of protecting someone or something
Spanishacompañamiento, escolta
Catalanacompanyament, escorta
English > escort: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningAn attendant who is employed to accompany someone.
Narrowercolor guardA ceremonial escort for the (regimental) colors
honor guard, guard of honorAn escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral
mindersomeone (usually in totalitarian countries) who is assigned to watch over foreign visitors
usher, guidesomeone employed to conduct others
Broaderattendant, attender, tendersomeone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
English > escort: 6 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA participant in a date.
Synonymdate
Member ofdate, appointment, engagementA meeting arranged in advance
Narrowerblind dateA participant in a blind date (someone you meet / meet for the first time when you have a date with them)
Broadercompanion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associateA friend who is frequently in the company of another
Spanishacompañante, cita, escolta
Catalancita
Verbsescortaccompany as an escort
English > escort: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningAccompany as an escort.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball"
Entailed bybody guardAccompany and protect from physical harm
Narrowerchaperone, chaperonAccompany as a chaperone
convoyescort in transit
safeguardescort safely
squireattend upon as a squire
Broaderaccompanygo or travel along with
Spanishescoltar
Catalanescortar
Nounsescorta participant in a date
English > escort: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningAccompany or escort.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsee
Broaderaccompanygo or travel along with
Spanishacompañar, escoltar
Catalanacompanyar, escortar

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