What does escort mean?

Definitions for escort
ˈɛs kɔrt; ɪˈskɔrtes·cort

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bodyguard, escortnoun

    someone who escorts and protects a prominent person

  2. escort, accompanimentnoun

    the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

  3. escortnoun

    an attendant who is employed to accompany someone

  4. date, escortverb

    a participant in a date

    "his date never stopped talking"

  5. escortverb

    accompany as an escort

    "She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball"

  6. see, escortverb

    accompany or escort

    "I'll see you to the door"

Wiktionary

  1. escortnoun

    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.

    The troops of my escort marched at the ordinary rate. -Burke.

  2. escortnoun

    An accompanying person in a social gathering etc.

  3. escortnoun

    Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion; as, to travel under the escort of a friend.

  4. escortnoun

    A sex worker who does not operate in a brothel, but with whom clients make appointments; a call girl or male equivalent.

  5. escortverb

    To attend with a view to guard and protect; to accompany as safeguard; to give honorable or ceremonious attendance to; -- used especially with reference to journeys or excursions on land; as, to escort a public functionary, or a lady; to escort a baggage wagon.

  6. Etymology: escorte, scorta a guard or guide, from scorgere to perceive, discern, lead, from ex out, quite + corrigere to correct, set right. See correct.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Escortnoun

    Convoy; guard from place to place.

    Etymology: escort, French.

  2. To Escortverb

    To convoy; to guard from place to place.

    Etymology: escorter, French.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Escortnoun

    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

  2. Escortnoun

    protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion; as, to travel under the escort of a friend

  3. Escortnoun

    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

  4. Etymology: [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.]

Freebase

  1. Escort

    Escort is a British men's adult magazine, or softcore magazine, which falls under the description of pornography, or erotica. By 2012, Escort was in its 32nd year, or volume. The content is a combination of photographs and text, with the photographs almost entirely being those of partially or completely nude females. Escort specialises in pictures of amateur models, some of which are sent to the magazine by readers - these are affectionately known as "readers' wives". It often features photo-shoots taken in an "ordinary" location like a pub, or outdoors at a place familiar to British readers. Up to and including vol. 15, Escort had a distinctive 'cut-out' cover, which folded out into a poster; this 'cut-out' design allowed a few smaller pictures on the contents page to be visible, thus giving a sneak preview of other women posing in the magazine; one of these smaller pictures was usually that from the magazine's regular 'Girls of ...' feature showing women posing at various locations of that issue's chosen town. Escort is published by Paul Raymond Publications which also releases other similar titles including, Club International, Mayfair, Men Only, Men's World, and Razzle. Escort also has a digital identity on the official Paul Raymond site, where the hardcore imagery not found in the print version is also shown.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Escort

    es′kort, n. a body of men, or a single man, accompanying any one on a journey, for protection, guidance, or merely courtesy: attendance.—v.t. Escōrt′, to attend as guide or guard. [Fr. escorte—It. scortascorgere, to guide—L. ex, out, corrigĕre, to set right.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. escort

    assembled and organized for the purpose of passage together. 2. A group of vehicles organized for the purpose of control and orderly movement with or without

  2. 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 accompanying persons as a mark of honor. 5. (DOD only) To convoy. 6. (DOD only) A member of the Armed Forces assigned to accompany, assist, or guide an individual or group, e.g., an escort officer.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. escort

    A guard of troops attending an individual by way of distinction. Also, a guard placed over prisoners on a march.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. escort

    A body of troops attending an individual as a guard. The term is also applied to a guard placed over prisoners on a march, to prevent their escape, and to the guard of a convoy of stores.

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Anagrams for escort »

  1. sector

  2. Tresco

  3. scoter

  4. coster

  5. rectos

  6. corset

  7. scrote

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of escort in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of escort in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of escort in a Sentence

  1. Bill Cassara:

    No one would ever talk about the Manson murders in front of Terry, terry was a very paranoid person. He did not like to be around crowds. He certainly didn’t like being recognized. If there was an event for Doris, he always went through the proper channels to hire seven deputies and a sergeant to provide security. Hewould tell us, ‘I want you guys to be in every shot taken of Doris.’ I remember for one event, he asked me to escort her for a luncheon because public events just made him very uncomfortable.

  2. Javier Palomarez:

    Frankly, we don't think it is possible to round up 11.5 million people and in any efficient fashion and escort them right out of the country. I just don't see how logistically you can make that happen, and let's say that you could -- that would have a very negative economic impact and I think Donald has discussed that enough.

  3. Chinese American:

    I think in general, people became more vigilant, you know, don't walk by yourself or go out late ... It's the reality sinking in that this is real, we all have to be cautious, we escort each other home or give each other a ride.

  4. Ken Parker:

    This student’s unsupervised presence on campus would pose a risk to his personal safety and would cause a substantial disruption of, and material interference with, the university’s learning environment, as well as the rights and safety of other students, staff and faculty, thus, he will be prohibited from entering campus, except for his next hearing, for which he will be required to have a police escort.

  5. Ron Perlman:

    I've been tossing and turning all night giving this a great deal of thought, and there is one way you can save the day here, and that is to tell the Taliban that you are going to escort every Afghan at once to leave the Taliban behind to the airport and put them on planes to safety.

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  • Bhaskar Balraj
    Bhaskar Balraj
    E - Employees, S - Safe guarding, C - Company, O - Outside, R - Rescue, T - Team. As of my knowledge.
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