escort

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Pronunciation[change]

noun
  • IPA: /ˈɛs.kɔrt;/
  • (file)
verb
  • IPA: /ɪˈs.kɔrt/

Noun[change]

Singular
escort

Plural
escorts

  1. A group of men (often with guns) to protect a famous person; a guard.
  2. Someone's date; a person who goes with you in a social gathering.
    I was her escort for the evening.

Related words and phrases[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
escort

Third-person singular
escorts

Past tense
escorted

Past participle
escorted

Present participle
escorting

  1. To guard and protect someone or something.
    The police escorted the President.
  2. To go with somebody.

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