Definition of 'escort'
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The bride was given a police escort and had to enter by the rear of the venue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our police escort told us it was a school. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One issue is the cost of the police escort for the explosives used for tunnelling and drilling at the site. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On Friday police escorted him to a safe place after collecting the last of their belongings. The Sun (2016)She has placed an ad with an online escort agency which will take a 20 per cent cut of the fee. The Sun (2016)He was reportedly obliged to leave London under a police escort, pursued by an angry mob. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In the absence of police escorts for lorries, British drivers are defending themselves as best they can. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had to have a police escort home - two cars in front of me two behind me and police motorbikes alongside me. The Sun (2017)Some smiled and waved from the coaches as they were swept off under police escort to small short-term processing centres in the four corners of France. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She took refuge in a shop from where she summoned police to escort her out. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The hospital said patients get escorted leave after assessment and justice ministry consent. The Sun (2015)There was an armed guard escorting us. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The navy still lacks the full complement of escort vessels needed to form a carrier fleet. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Did police escort the twentysomething man from the flight? The Sun (2015)He was brought to prison under police escort and taken to the reception area. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)Should we hire guards or escorts for the parking lot? Christianity Today (2000)Real elephants sometimes wandered the camp paths and a guard escorted us home after dark. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She signed up to an online escorting agency and within a week she was entertaining her first client. The Sun (2013)For the last mile we had a pipe band and drummer and a police escort in the town centre. Times, Sunday Times (2013)After six months together, he claims he caught her applying for work at an escort agency. The Sun (2006)A tug was on its way to the vessel to escort it in to port. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It turns out to be the baseball team leaving town: they always get an escort out and in. Times, Sunday Times (2008)THE passenger whose hoax bomb threat saw a plane diverted under a fighter jet escort leaves court yesterday after owning up. The Sun (2011)Stewards on the flight from Barcelona sparked panic when they announced police were boarding to escort the woman away before take-off. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'escort'
British English: escort /ɪsˈkɔːt/ VERB
If you escort someone somewhere, you accompany them there, usually in order to make sure that they leave a place or get to their destination.
I escorted him to the door.
- American English: escort
- Arabic: يُصَاحِبُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: escoltar
- Chinese: 护卫
- Croatian: ispratiti
- Czech: doprovodit
- Danish: eskortere
- Dutch: escorteren
- European Spanish: acompañar
- Finnish: saattaa
- French: escorter
- German: begleiten Person
- Greek: συνοδεύω
- Italian: accompagnare
- Japanese: 護衛する
- Korean: 호위하다
- Norwegian: eskortere
- Polish: odeskortować
- European Portuguese: escoltar
- Romanian: a însoți
- Russian: сопровождать
- Spanish: escoltar
- Swedish: eskortera
- Thai: คุ้มกัน
- Turkish: eşlik etmek refakat
- Ukrainian: супроводжувати
- Vietnamese: hộ tống
British English: escort NOUN
An escort is a person who travels with someone in order to protect or guard them.
He arrived with a police escort shortly before half past nine.
Definition of escort from the Collins English Dictionary
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