The usher escorted me to the front row.
Jets flying in escort alongside the president's airplane.
The troops of my escort marched at the ordinary rate. -Burke.
An example of an escort is your date to a dance or other social event.
An example of an escort is a police officer who brings a person into court so that the press can't hound him.
An example of an escort are the cars accompanying the President's vehicle when he travels.
An example of escort is when you take someone to a dance.
An example of escort is what a body guard does when he walks with the President.
Origin of escort
- French escorte from Italian scorta from scorgere to guide from Vulgar Latin excorrigere Latin ex- ex- Latin corrigere to set right correct
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition