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Accompany vs. Escort

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Accompanyverb

(transitive) To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with.

‘Geoffrey accompanied the group on their pilgrimage.’;

Escortnoun

A group of people or vehicles, generally armed, who go with a person or people of importance to safeguard them on a journey or mission.

Accompanyverb

(transitive) To supplement with; add to.

Escortnoun

An accompanying person in such a group.

Accompanyverb

To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.

Escortnoun

A guard who travels with a dangerous person, such as a criminal, for the protection of others.

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Accompanyverb

To perform an accompanying part next to (another instrument or musician).

‘The strings were accompanied by two woodwinds.’; ‘I will accompany her on the oboe.’;

Escortnoun

A group of people attending as a mark of respect or honor.

Accompanyverb

To associate in a company; to keep company.

Escortnoun

An accompanying person in a social gathering, etc.

Accompanyverb

To cohabit (with). en

Escortnoun

Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion.

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Accompanyverb

To cohabit with; to coexist with; occur with.

Escortnoun

(somewhat euphemistic) A sex worker who does not operate in a brothel, but with whom clients make appointments; a call girl or male equivalent.

Accompanyverb

To be found at the same time.

‘Thunder almost always accompanies lightning during a rain storm.’;

Escortverb

To attend to in order to guard and protect; to accompany as a safeguard (for the person escorted or for others); to give honorable or ceremonious attendance to

Accompanyverb

To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with; - followed by with or by; as, he accompanied his speech with a bow.

‘The Persian dames, . . . In sumptuous cars, accompanied his march.’; ‘They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.’; ‘He was accompanied by two carts filled with wounded rebels.’;

Escortverb

To accompany (a person) in order to compel them to go somewhere (e.g. to leave a building).

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Accompanyverb

To cohabit with.

Escortverb

To go with someone as a partner, for example on a formal date.

Accompanyverb

To associate in a company; to keep company.

‘Men say that they will drive away one another, . . . and not accompany together.’;

Escortnoun

A body of armed men to attend a person of distinction for the sake of affording safety when on a journey; one who conducts some one as an attendant; a guard, as of prisoners on a march; also, a body of persons, attending as a mark of respect or honor; - applied to movements on land, as convoy is to movements at sea.

‘The troops of my escort marched at the ordinary rate.’;

Accompanyverb

To cohabit (with).

Escortnoun

Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion; as, to travel under the escort of a friend.

Accompanyverb

To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.

Escortverb

To attend with a view to guard and protect; to accompany as safeguard; to give honorable or ceremonious attendance to; - used esp. with reference to journeys or excursions on land; as, to escort a public functionary, or a lady; to escort a baggage wagon.

Accompanyverb

be associated with;

‘French fries come with the hamburger’;

Escortnoun

someone who escorts and protects a prominent person

Accompanyverb

go or travel along with;

‘The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere’;

Escortnoun

the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

Accompanyverb

perform an accompaniment to;

‘The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano’;

Escortnoun

an attendant who is employed to accompany someone

Accompanyverb

be a companion to somebody

Escortnoun

a participant in a date;

‘his date never stopped talking’;

Escortverb

accompany as an escort;

‘She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball’;

Escortverb

accompany or escort;

‘I'll see you to the door’;

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