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chaperone

verb
variants: or chaperon

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to go along with in order to provide assistance, protection, or companionship
  • three parents will chaperone the students on the school trip

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chaperone

noun
variants: or chaperon

Synonyms of chaperone (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in squire

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2 as in teacher, mentor

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The first known use of chaperone was in 1720

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“Chaperone.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chaperone. Accessed 6 Jun. 2020.

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