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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
accompany, attend, attendant, bear, beau, bodyguard, boyfriend, bring, carry, cavalier, chaperon, cicerone, companion, company, conduct, conductor, consort with, convoy, cortege, date, direct, duenna, entourage, esquire, fellow, fellow traveler, gallant, gentleman-at-arms, guard, guardian, guards, guardsman, guide, lead, leader, marshal, pilot, praetorian guard, protect, protection, protector, retinue, route, safe-conduct, safeguard, see, shepherd, show, squire, steer, swain, take out, usher, vis-a-vis, wait on, watch over, yeoman
Dictionary Results for escort:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: someone who escorts and protects a prominent person [syn:
         bodyguard, escort]
    2: the act of accompanying someone or something in order to
       protect them [syn: escort, accompaniment]
    3: an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
    4: a participant in a date; "his date never stopped talking"
       [syn: date, escort]
    v 1: accompany as an escort; "She asked her older brother to
         escort her to the ball"
    2: accompany or escort; "I'll see you to the door" [syn: see,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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]

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Escort \Es"cort\, n. [F. escorte, It. scorta a guard or guide,
   fr. scorgere to perceive, discern, lead, fr. L. ex out, quite
   + corrigere to correct, set right. See Correct.]
   1. A body of armed men to attend a person of distinction for
      the sake of affording safety when on a journey; one who
      conducts some one as an attendant; a guard, as of
      prisoners on a march; also, a body of persons, attending
      as a mark of respect or honor; -- applied to movements on
      land, as convoy is to movements at sea.
      [1913 Webster]

            The troops of my escort marched at the ordinary
            rate.                                 --Burke.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion;
      as, to travel under the escort of a friend.
      [1913 Webster]

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