escort

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations verb: /ɪˈskɔːrt/, noun: /ˈɛskɔːrt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/n. ˈɛskɔrt; v. ɪˈskɔrt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n. eskôrt; v. i skôrt)



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escort

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [security, police, personal] escorts
  2. the [president's, commander's, ambassador's] escorts
  3. travels with a [large, vast] police escort
  4. decided to [travel, walk] without escort
  5. will give you an escort to the [hospital, airport]
  6. [guarded, transported, driven, shielded, accompanied] by a police escort
  7. was [taken, driven] away under armed escort
  8. a [convoy, line, series] of police escorts
  9. the attacker was [thwarted, blocked, pinned] by the escorts
  10. were [given, offered] a motorcycle escort
  11. had an escort of [jet fighters, destroyers, frigates]
  12. hired a [male, female, lesbian, gay] escort
  13. hire a personal escort
  14. order an escort
  15. works as an escort
  16. hired an escort for the [night, ceremony, occasion, party]
v
  1. escort [the prisoners, the King, the president, students]
  2. escorted me [down, along, through] the [corridor, aisle, stairs]
  3. escorted out of the [building, room, bar, stadium]
  4. escorted from [the airport, Congress, prison, the premises]
  5. was escorted off the [premises, campus]
  6. escorted by [police cars, a chaperone, bodyguards]
  7. escorted back [into, out of, towards, across]
  8. escorted her to the [ball, dance]
  9. [prisoners, inmates] were escorted back to their cells
  10. [to, will] escort you (back) to your car
  11. (allow me to) escort you home
n as adj
  1. escort [services, agencies, models]
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