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escort (someone) from (something)

To accompany one out of some place or thing. If you keep talking during the play, the usher will escort you from the theater! I escorted my date from the party and made sure she got into a cab safely.
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escort (someone) to (something)

To accompany one to some place or thing. Will you please escort my cousin to the prom? Her date canceled on her at the last minute. One of the ushers will escort you to your seats.
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escort someone or something from something

to accompany or lead someone or something away from something or some place. A police officer escorted them from the auditorium. A band of honorary pallbearers escorted the coffin from the chapel.
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escort someone or something to something

to accompany or lead someone or something to something or some place. We escorted the women to their seats. Claude escorted Harry to the exit and bade him farewell.
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References in classic literature ?
At length the escort passed through Paris on the twenty-third, in the night.
But Priam and Idaeus as they showed out upon the plain did not escape the ken of all-seeing Jove, who looked down upon the old man and pitied him; then he spoke to his son Mercury and said, "Mercury, for it is you who are the most disposed to escort men on their way, and to hear those whom you will hear, go, and so conduct Priam to the ships of the Achaeans that no other of the Danaans shall see him nor take note of him until he reach the son of Peleus.
He could see the carter's bare chest collapse with amazement, as the man salaamed reverently to the voice, leaped from the pole, and helped the escort haul their volcano on to the main road.
Fouquet, leave my escort behind me; I should go to him as a friend; I should enter accompanied only by my captain of the guards; I should consider that I was acting more nobly, and should be invested with a still more sacred character by doing so.
The escort included Omby Amby, the Captain General of Ozma's army, which consisted merely of twenty-seven officers besides the Captain General.
cried a young padwar who had come in command of the escort that brought Ghek.
In vain did Mary de Stutevill plead with her friend to give up the idea of setting out upon such a dismal day and without sufficient escort, but Bertrade de Montfort was firm.
The soldiers round this place have orders not to stand on ceremony with any one, and by to-night I believe we are to have an escort of Marines here as well.
But as their escort would say no more about the beasts, they bade him good-bye and proceeded on their journey.
We thought it best, therefore, to escort you on your road.
Still, any Clover Leaf was privileged to escort or be escorted by an outsider to a single dance.
Meanwhile the gallant Jos had agreed to escort his sister and the Major's wife, the bulk of whose goods and chattels, including the famous bird of paradise and turban, were with the regimental baggage: so that our two heroines drove pretty much unencumbered to Ramsgate, where there were plenty of packets plying, in one of which they had a speedy passage to Ostend.
Will you excuse me for a moment, Captain Horton," she said to her escort.
The Good Sport lived round the corner, and only required Lord Dawlish's escort for a couple of hundred yards.
Franklin snatched a morsel from the luncheon-table, and rode off to Frizinghall--to escort his cousins, as he told my lady.