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English noun: escort

1. escort (person) someone who escorts and protects a prominent person


Synonymsbodyguard


Broader (hypernym)defender, guardian, protector, shielder


Narrower (hyponym)beefeater, outrider, Praetorian, Praetorian Guard, yeoman, yeoman of the guard


Member meronymguard

2. escort (act) the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them


Synonymsaccompaniment


Broader (hypernym)protection


Narrower (hyponym)convoy

3. escort (person) an attendant who is employed to accompany someone


Broader (hypernym)attendant, attender, tender


Narrower (hyponym)color guard, guard of honor, guide, honor guard, minder, usher

4. escort (person) a participant in a date


SamplesHis date never stopped talking.


Synonymsdate


Broader (hypernym)associate, companion, comrade, familiar, fellow


Narrower (hyponym)blind date


Member meronymappointment, date, engagement


English verb: escort

1. escort (motion) accompany as an escort


SamplesShe asked her older brother to escort her to the ball.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)accompany


Narrower (hyponym)chaperon, chaperone, convoy, safeguard, squire

2. escort (motion) accompany or escort


SamplesI'll see you to the door.


Synonymssee


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)accompany









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