US: /ˈɛskɔɹt/, /ɛˈskɔɹt/
English Vietnamese dictionary
escort /'eskɔ:k - is'kɔ:t/
- danh từ
- đội hộ tống
- người bảo vệ; người dẫn đường; người đi theo
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) người đàn ông hẹn hò cùng đi (với một người đàn bà)
- ngoại động từ
- đi hộ tống
- đi theo (để bảo vệ, dẫn đường, giúp đỡ...)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) đi theo tán tỉnh (cô gái)
Advanced English dictionary
1 [C, U] a person or group of people or vehicles that travels with sb/sth in order to protect or guard them: Armed escorts are provided for visiting heads of state. + Prisoners are taken to court under police escort. + The convoy had an escort of ten destroyers. + Bomber planes were sent out with fighter escorts.
2 [C] (formal or old-fashioned) a person, especially a man, who takes sb to a particular social event: In my day, young women were not allowed out without a suitable escort.
3 [C] a person, especially a woman, who is paid to go out socially with sb: an escort service / agency
[prep.] to go with sb to protect or guard them or to show them the way: The President arrived, escorted by twelve soldiers. + Guards escorted me back to my cell. + The referee was escorted from the pitch by police. + Let me escort you home.
1 guard, convoy, bodyguard, protection, guardian, protector, chaperon, cortege or cortège, retinue, entourage, safe conduct, usher, companion:
The king rode in with his armed escort.
2 guide, attendant, conductor, leader, cicerone:
The curator acted as our escort through the museum.
3 companion; date, boyfriend, beau:
Donald is Thea's escort to the ball.
4 accompany, shepherd, squire, usher, conduct, guide, attend:
Would you please escort Denise in to dinner?
5 guard, convoy, protect, watch over:
The oil tankers were escorted by destroyers.
armed, military, motorcycle, police
VERB + ESCORT
be accompanied by, have
She had a police escort to the hospital.
| give sb, provide (sb with), send
Can you give us an escort? The army provided a small armed escort for the delegation.
The referee needed a police escort as he left the stadium.
ESCORT + NOUN
The opposition leader was arrested and taken to the capital under escort.
| with/without an ~
They left with a small escort.
| ~ for
an escort for the Queen's car
| ~ of
an escort of ten soldiers
Concise English dictionary
+someone who escorts and protects a prominent person
+the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
+an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
+a participant in a date
+accompany as an escort
+accompany or escort