verb (used with object)
- escoffier, georges auguste,
- escort carrier,
- escort fighter,
Origin of escort
Examples from the Web for escorting
Escorting is big business on the straight side too, only more of a hush-hush operation.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The aircraft were likely escorting friendly fighters and bombers, in addition to the strike on the command-and-control center.$70 Billion Stealth Jet Finally Flies in Its First War|Dave Majumdar|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those include giving paid private Skype shows sold over Twitter, escorting, and more.
A few weeks into escorting, he had what he gingerly calls a “rough experience” with a client.Sex, Power, and Desire: The Life of America’s Next Top Escort|Scott Bixby|March 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Katie Klabusich, who has volunteered for years escorting pregnant women into clinics, told me a far different story.
I judge from the swan's-down on your doublet that you have been escorting Ophelia to the opera in the regulation cloak.The Enchanted Typewriter|John Kendrick Bangs
Many of the girls had, of course, made it on former occasions, but to those whom Miss Morley was escorting to-day it was all new.The Jolliest School of All|Angela Brazil
A farm-hand, a trusted native servant, was asked to undertake the task of escorting Mr. Celliers to the Boer lines.The Petticoat Commando|Johanna Brandt
And, escorting me to the door, Mr. Daniel bestowed a courteous bow upon me, which I returned.Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee and his Paladins|John Esten Cooke
“Never have yet,” the island owner said, escorting the party to the door.Dan Carter and the River Camp|Mildred A. Wirt
- 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.