verb (used with object)
- escoffier, georges auguste,
- escort carrier,
- escort fighter,
Origin of escort
Examples from the Web for escort
An escort who goes by the name of “Tommy” has experienced a wide variety of female clients.
The escort site Cowboys4Angels peddles chiseled, hot-bodied men and their smoldering model looks to women willing to pay.
And in an environment where time is money, hooking up with an escort just might be the sensible thing to do.
She then claimed that security guards approached her car saying Cosby told them to escort her home.How Bill Cosby Allegedly Silenced His Accusers Through A Tabloid Smear Campaign|Marlow Stern|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Escort” sounds like I would need to look into service renewal.
This shall apply to his escort and retinue and to all who come and go in his service.A Source Book for Mediaeval History|Oliver J. Thatcher
The escort rode a short distance behind the girl, and they were hard put to it to hold the mad pace which she set them.The Mad King|Edgar Rice Burroughs
Before this council Godwin and his sons were summoned to appear without an escort, and unarmed.History of the Anglo-Saxons|Thomas Miller
As he was about to depart, Spence Cuthbert and her escort, returning from their ride, dashed up to the doorway."Forward, March"|Kirk Munroe
He didn't want no ball, no bowin' and backin' off—no escort.Samantha at the World's Fair|Marietta Holley
- a person, esp a young woman, who may be hired to accompany another for entertainment, etc
- (as modifier)an escort agency
Word Origin for escort
1570s, in military sense, from Middle French escorte (16c.), from Italian scorta, literally "a guiding," from scorgere "to guide," from Vulgar Latin *excorrigere, from ex- "out" (see ex-) + corrigere "set right" (see correct). The sense of "person accompanying another to a social occasion" is 1936.
1708, from escort (n.); social sense is from 1890. Related: Escorted; escorting.