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escort

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of escort

  1. one that accompanies another for protection, guidance, or as a courtesy <the mayor served as the First Lady's escort for her tour of the city> Synonyms attendant, companion, guard, guide Related Words chaperone (or chaperon), squire; shadow, sidekick; conductor, leader, pilot; convoy, courier, honor guard, outrider




escort

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of escort

  1. to go along with in order to provide assistance, protection, or companionship <a student from the college escorted my parents and me on our tour of the campus> Synonyms attend, chaperone (or chaperon), companion, company, convoy, accompany, see, squireRelated Words walk; associate, consort, pal (around), team (up); defend, guard, protect; bring, conduct, guide, lead, pilot, steer, usher; follow, shadow, tag, tag along, tail; hang (around), hover (over)Near Antonyms abandon, desert, ditch, dump, forsake




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