US: /ˈɛskɔɹt/, /ɛˈskɔɹt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

escort /'eskɔ:k - is'kɔ:t/
  • 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

    noun, verb
    + noun
    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
    + verb
    [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.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    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.

    Collocation dictionary


    armed, military, motorcycle, police


    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.
    | need
    The referee needed a police escort as he left the stadium.




    under ~
    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