verb (used with object)
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Origin of escort
synonym study for escort
OTHER WORDS FROM escortun·es·cort·ed, adjectivewell-es·cort·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for escort
As a precaution against a possible disturbance, the ferry was escorted by a police boat, its blue lights flashing.‘I Can’t Breathe!’ ‘I Can’t Breathe!’ A Moral Indictment of Cop Culture|Michael Daly|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After his performance, she claims she was escorted to the green room and stayed after the rest of the people there left.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The next day, three more students were detained in Bangkok after being escorted out of a high-end cinema.‘The Hunger Games’ Stars Silent on Thai Protesters|Asawin Suebsaeng|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The papers allege that Hayden escorted J.W. down a number of hallways.
Nutritionist and trainers escorted players assigned to lose or gain weight to the buffet line and sat with them.College Football Fattens Players Up and Then Abandons Them|Evin Demirel|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wharton made the bruised Martini enter also; and accompanying them himself, the voiture set off, escorted by his servants.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Early that morning, escorted by four troopers, he had crossed Lost River and disappeared in the direction of the post.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Victor escorted her out upon the banquette, lifted her parasol, and held it over her while he walked to the car with her.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Again the “Cavalry” were in attendance and escorted the party to the quarries and back.
When you go up to supper, do not accept anything from any gentleman but the one who has escorted you from the parlor.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
British Dictionary definitions for escort
- a person, esp a young woman, who may be hired to accompany another for entertainment, etc
- (as modifier)an escort agency