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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To go along with or accompany another.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To go along with or accompany another. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A person or a group of people or vehicles that go with someone in order to protect or guard them.

Usage examples (38)
  • The teacher will escort the class to the playground for recess.
  • Noun : An escort of sailors accompanied the queen. ,The president traveled with a large escort of motorcycle police. ,to travel without...
  • MULLIN: I think we prefer the term escort, but, yes, she ` s sort.
  • In the Twin Cities my escort is always a young man named Tim Hedges. for more
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