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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun escort:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb escort:

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Definition of the noun escort

What does escort mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: escorts

  1. someone who escorts and protects a prominent person
  2. the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of escort: accompaniment
    • more generic word: protection = the activity of protecting someone or something
    • more specific word: convoy = the act of escorting while in transit
  3. an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: attendant / attender / tender = someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    • more specific terms:
      • color guard = a ceremonial escort for the (regimental) colors
      • guard of honor / honor guard = an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral
      • minder = someone (usually in totalitarian countries) who is assigned to watch over foreign visitors
      • guide / usher = someone employed to conduct others
  4. a participant in a date

Alternative definition of the noun escort

noun

  1. 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. An accompanying person in a social gathering etc.
  3. Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion; as, to travel under the escort of a friend.
  4. A sex worker who does not operate in a brothel, but with whom clients make appointments; a call girl or male equivalent.

Definition of the verb escort

What does escort mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: escorted | escorting | escorts

  1. accompany as an escort
  2. accompany or escort
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]Jackie accompanied Rose | Jackie chased the thief
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] [Spatial Preposition] [Destination]Jackie accompanied Rose to the store

      Verbs of Motion (with the same syntax): accompany, conduct, guide, lead, shepherd, steer.

    • lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
    • synonym of escort: see
    • more generic word: accompany = go or travel along with

Alternative definition of the verb escort

verb

  1. 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.

Group

Escort is a contemporary disco band based out of Brooklyn, New York. Founded by Dan Balis and Eugene Cho, they are known for their modern and live dance music sound. Their live performances feature a 17 piece line-up.

Music

  1. "Escort" is a musical album of Escort.
    • released in (5 years ago)
  2. "Escort" is a composition.

Films

  1. "Escort" is a 2013 short drama film written and directed by Jonas Grum.
  2. "Escort" is a film.

Characters

  1. Escort is a fictional character from the 1934 comedy film The Merry Widow.
  2. Escort is a fictional character from the 1958 film The Tunnel of Love.
  3. Escort is a fictional character from Freelance.
  4. Escort is a fictional character in the 2012 film Pray.
  5. Escort is a fictional character from the 2011 film The Pool Boys.
  6. Escort is a fictional character from the 2013 film Wizard's Way.
  7. Escort is a fictional character in the 2002 comedy crime drama film Spun.
  8. Escort is a fictional character from the 2012 film Your Side of the Bed.
  9. Escort is a fictional character from the 2004 film The First Vampire: Don't Fall for the Devil's Illusions.
  10. Escort is a fictional character from the 1996 film Fargo.
  11. Escort is a fictional character from the 1941 film Here Comes Mr. Jordan.
  12. Escort is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Escort Girl.

Business

Escort is a brand.

Miscellanea

  1. Escort is a British men's adult magazine, or softcore magazine, which falls under the description of pornography, or erotica.
  2. ESCORT is a cataloged instance, musical recording.

Phrases with Escort

  1. Escort agency
  2. Escort Service
  3. destroyer escort

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Escort

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Google previewA Price 2 Pay (2010)

by Leslie Longbrook

The Escort is a hunk alright, an Italian 265 Chapter Sixteen.

Google preview"Bula" Man-River (2013)

The Miracle of Triune Living by Kiang P Lee

The escort is an angel of God, and the visitor is you, the Bula man-river. The waters gushing from under the threshold of the awesome structure is the “ living water” originating from the very throne of God and flowing in the life of the Bula ...

Google previewJewish parables (2004)

a mashal for every occasion by Yiśraʼel Yosef ben Mosheh Eliʻezer Bronshṭain

Such an escort is a mark of distinction. On the other hand, when a judge sends a bodyguard to a debtor who refuses to pay, or to an individual who has been charged with a misdemeanor, with instructions to escort him to prison, this is an ...

Google previewUse of Seclusion and Restraint in Public Schools (2011)

The Legal Issues by Nancy Lee Jones

Physical escort means a temporary touching or holding of the hand, wrist, arm, shoulder or back for the purpose of inducing a student who is acting out to walk to a safe location.18 Mechanical restraints are defined as: The use of any device or ...

Google previewClark University 2012 (2011)

by Angela Wu

Clark Escort Is the Way to Go! If you want to just get around Worcester like go to the supermarket, go to a hookah bar, get wendy's, go to CVS or walgreen's clark escort is best. It takes you pretty much anywhere as long as its with in a certain ...

Google previewDepartment of Defense dictionary of military and associated terms (Online)

A number of merchant ships and/or naval auxiliaries usually escorted by warships and/or aircraft — or a single merchant ship or naval auxiliary under surface escort — assembled and organized for the purpose of passage together. 2. A group ...

Google previewThe Concise Pojulu-English Dictionary (2010)

First edition, 2010 by LB Lokosang

Lokoloŋ nyömbu matat lo jur (Lokoloŋ gives escort to the chief). nyömö pp: given escort to; being guarded. nyömökindyö vt: to escort someone for a short distance; to give company for a short while; to give guidance to someone on the way.

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

A number of merchant ships or naval auxiliaries, or both, usually escorted by warships and/or aircraft, or a single merchant ship or naval auxiliary under surface escort, assembled and organized for the purpose of passage together. 2. A group ...

Google previewWorld War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945 (2012)

by Norman Polmar, Thomas B. Allen

Escort Carriers handed over to the Navy two unfinished merchant hulls for conversion to escort carriers. The first became the USS Long Island, commissioned in Iune 1941, and the second HMS Archer, commissioned in Nov. 1941.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Films (2010)

by K Edgington, Thomas Erskine, James M. Welsh

Buck Henry (the escort), Vincent Gardenia (Krim), joseph Maher (Sisk). RUNNING TIME: 101 minutes. ACADEMY AWARDS: Best Art ...

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Quotes about Escort

The chief prerequisite for a escort is to have a flexible conscience and an inflexible politeness. (Marguerite Gardiner)
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Scrabble value of E1S1C3O1R1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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