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Definition 1: the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for escort in the sense of this definition

(escort is a kind of ...) the activity of protecting someone or something

"the witnesses demanded police protection"

(... is a kind of escort ) the act of escorting while in transit

Definition 2: a participant in a date - [noun denoting person]

Samples where escort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his date never stopped talking

Synonyms for escort in the sense of this definition

(escort is a kind of ...) a friend who is frequently in the company of another

"drinking companions" "comrades in arms"

(... is a kind of escort ) a participant in a blind date (someone you meet for the first time when you have a date with them)

(... is a member of escort) a meeting arranged in advance

"she asked how to avoid kissing at the end of a date"

Definition 3: someone who escorts and protects a prominent person - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for escort in the sense of this definition

(escort is a kind of ...) a person who cares for persons or property

(... is a kind of escort ) an escort who rides ahead (as a member of the vanguard)

(... is a kind of escort ) a member of the Praetorian Guard

(... is a kind of escort ) officer in the (ceremonial) bodyguard of the British monarch

(... is a member of escort) a military unit serving to protect some place or person

Definition 4: an attendant who is employed to accompany someone - [noun denoting person]

(escort is a kind of ...) someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another

(... is a kind of escort ) a ceremonial escort for the (regimental) colors

(... is a kind of escort ) an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral

(... is a kind of escort ) someone (usually in totalitarian countries) who is assigned to watch over foreign visitors

"I turned around and there, a few hundred feet away, was our government minder, Li Wong Su, huffing and puffing toward us"

(... is a kind of escort ) someone employed to conduct others

Definition 5: accompany as an escort - [verb of motion]

Samples where escort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(escort is a kind of ...) go or travel along with

"The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"

(... is a kind of escort ) attend upon as a squire; serve as a squire

(... is a kind of escort ) escort safely

(... is a kind of escort ) escort in transit

"the trucks convoyed the cars across the battle zone" "the warships convoyed the merchant ships across the Pacific"

(... is a kind of escort ) accompany as a chaperone

Definition 6: accompany or escort - [verb of motion]

Samples where escort or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I'll see you to the door

Synonyms for escort in the sense of this definition

(escort is a kind of ...) go or travel along with

"The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"

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