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. (noun)
An accompanying person in a social gathering etc. (noun)
Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion; as, to travel under the escort of a friend. (noun)
A sex worker who does not operate in a brothel, but with whom clients make appointments; a call girl or male equivalent. (noun)
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. (verb)
Examples of word Escort
MULLIN: I think we prefer the term escort, but, yes, she ` s sort.
Why do they use the word escort and then finish the article talking about the sex trade.
In the Twin Cities my escort is always a young man named Tim Hedges.
Hey Vitter â€“ Your "escort" is on line one and wants to know what hotel room your in and the Grand Wizard is on line two wanting to know if you can make the cross burning tonight.
In any event, the cemetery, in the tiny hamlet of Sidney Center, was never a secret -- and couldn't have been: When the first body arrived in November, 2009, it had a 3-car escort from the Passaic, New Jersey Police Department, which necessarily told local authorities it was arriving.