[ US /ˈɛskɔɹt, ɛˈskɔɹt/ ]
NOUN
  1. someone who escorts and protects a prominent person
  2. an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
  3. the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
  4. a participant in a date
    his date never stopped talking
VERB
  1. accompany as an escort
    She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball
  2. accompany or escort
    I'll see you to the door
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How To Use escort In A Sentence

  • There were 42 free-kicks, two penalties, four bookings and three players sent off, two of whom had to be escorted from the pitch by police.
  • On the evening of 24 May 1941, British lieutenant commander Malcolm Wanklyn, in command of the submarine Upholder, sighted an enemy troop convoy strongly escorted by destroyers off Sicily.
  • The orchestrated escort and the accompanying police violence in clearing the picket reflected the involvement of city based police, the local constabulary having been cooperative with the workers.
  • Nor were the escorts there to admonish me for asking a rude question of the partying faithful, or to protect the paying customers from the prying media.
  • He arrived with a police escort shortly before half past nine.
  • Once properly tagged and escorted, the visitor passes the initial checkpoint and walks along a corridor into the Headquarters Building lobby.
  • We are required to have a police escort for the three mile trip from our terminal to the consignee.
  • More than 200 people gathered outside his home on the outskirts of Bolton as a steam-powered cavalcade flanked by police motorcycle outriders escorted him on his final journey.
  • An armed patrol boat will escort the shipment.
  • The final programmes will engagingly escort us to the present day, via a coin defaced by Suffragettes, a plate from the Russian revolution, and a credit card, to the final object. A History of the World in 100 Objects is Radio 4 at its best
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