Meaning of “escort” - Learner’s Dictionary

escort

noun uk us /ˈeskɔːt/
GUARD [ C, U ]

a person or vehicle that goes somewhere with someone to protect or guard them:

She was driven to court under police escort.
SOCIAL [ C ]

a person who goes with someone to a social event, sometimes for payment

(Definition of “escort noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)