- n. 陪同；护航舰；护卫队；护送者
- vt. 护送；陪同；为…护航
CET6 TEM4 IELTS GRE 考 研
1. The notion underlying escort is of 'guidance', of 'showing the right path'.
2. ex- => es- + (correct => corrig- => corg- => cort-) => escort.
来自拉丁文*excorrigere, 引导，护送，来自词根rig, 竖立，坚直，词源同right, erect. 原为军事术语。
- escort:  The notion underlying escort is of ‘guidance’, of ‘showing the right path’. The word comes via French from Italian scorta ‘guide’, a noun use of the past participle of scorgere ‘show, guide’. This in turn came from Vulgar Latin *excorrigere, a compound verb formed from the prefix ex- ‘out’ and Latin corrigere ‘put right’ (source of English correct).
- escort (n.)
- 1570s, in military sense, from Middle French escorte (16c.), from Italian scorta, literally "a guiding," from scorgere "to guide," from Vulgar Latin *excorrigere, from ex- "out" (see ex-) + Latin corrigere "set right" (see correct (v.)). The sense of "person accompanying another to a social occasion" is 1936.
- escort (v.)
- 1708, originally military, from escort (n.), or from French escorter; social sense is from 1890. Related: Escorted; escorting.
- 1. My sister needed an escort for a company dinner.
- 2. He arrived with a police escort shortly before half past nine.
- 3. "He wants a police escort." — "Well, he can whistle for that."
- 4. The prisoner was taken under escort to the jail.
- 5. Her escort to the party was a tall young man.
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