Escort Es*cort", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Escorted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Escorting}.] [Cf. F. escorter, It. scortare. See {Escort}, n.] To attend with a view to guard and protect; to accompany as safeguard; to give honorable or ceremonious attendance to; -- used esp. with reference to journeys or excursions on land; as, to escort a public functionary, or a lady; to escort a baggage wagon.

Syn: To accompany; attend. See {Accompany}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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