What does escort mean?

Definitions for escort
ˈɛs kɔrt; ɪˈskɔrtes·cort

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word escort.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bodyguard, escort(noun)

    someone who escorts and protects a prominent person

  2. escort, accompaniment(noun)

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

  3. escort(noun)

    an attendant who is employed to accompany someone

  4. date, escort(verb)

    a participant in a date

    "his date never stopped talking"

  5. escort(verb)

    accompany as an escort

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

  6. see, escort(verb)

    accompany or escort

    "I'll see you to the door"

Wiktionary

  1. escort(Noun)

    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.

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

  2. escort(Noun)

    An accompanying person in a social gathering etc.

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

  3. escort(Noun)

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

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

  4. escort(Noun)

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

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

  5. escort(Verb)

    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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Escort(noun)

    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

    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.]

  2. Escort(noun)

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

    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.]

  3. Escort(noun)

    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

    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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How to say escort in sign language?

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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. Angelo Nicolo of Trenton:

    I saw two police officers escort a guy that got shot in the leg. They bandaged him up and whisked him away before the ambulance came here. It was pretty gnarly.

  2. Cliven Bundy:

    We plan on staying, i'm not afraid to go out of state. I don't need an escort.

  3. Alexander Zakharchenko:

    While we still have time before the spring, new detachments will be able to receive military training, we expect mobilization to yield at least five additional brigades five motorized brigades, one artillery brigade and a tank brigade. The Ukrainian rearguard for the Debaltseve front in Artemivsk, the home of one of the country's best-selling sparkling wines, looks increasingly like a garrison town. Auto-mechanics and tire shops have seen a sharp pick-up in business repairing damaged vehicles brought in by soldiers. Abandoned Soviet-era plants have been converted into bases. The local stadium is used as a landing pad for helicopters ferrying out the wounded. Many troops are nervous, jumpy and ill-tempered. On Wednesday, a group of irregulars detained a group of international journalists in the center and threatened to escort them out of the town if they took pictures of military equipment. The cannonades are fainter in Artemivsk, but they can still be heard. The significance of that is lost on few.

  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. Mustafa Waziri:

    We used to escort foreign archeologists as observers, but that’s now in the past. We are the leaders now.

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