What does Usher mean?

Definitions for Usher
ˈʌʃ ərUsh·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ussher, James Ussher, Usher, James Usher(noun)

    Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)

  2. usher, doorkeeper(noun)

    an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber

  3. usher, guide(verb)

    someone employed to conduct others

  4. usher, show(verb)

    take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums

    "The usher showed us to our seats"

Wiktionary

  1. usher(Noun)

    A person, in a church, cinema etc., who escorts people to their seats.

    Etymology: From huissier, from *, from ostiarius, from ostium. Akin to os.

  2. usher(Noun)

    A male escort at a wedding.

    Etymology: From huissier, from *, from ostiarius, from ostium. Akin to os.

  3. usher(Noun)

    A doorkeeper in a courtroom.

    Etymology: From huissier, from *, from ostiarius, from ostium. Akin to os.

  4. usher(Verb)

    To guide people to their seats.

    Etymology: From huissier, from *, from ostiarius, from ostium. Akin to os.

  5. usher(Verb)

    To accompany or escort (someone).

    Etymology: From huissier, from *, from ostiarius, from ostium. Akin to os.

  6. usher(Verb)

    To precede; to act as a forerunner or herald.

    Etymology: From huissier, from *, from ostiarius, from ostium. Akin to os.

  7. usher(Verb)

    to lead or guide somewhere

    Etymology: From huissier, from *, from ostiarius, from ostium. Akin to os.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Usher(noun)

    an officer or servant who has the care of the door of a court, hall, chamber, or the like; hence, an officer whose business it is to introduce strangers, or to walk before a person of rank. Also, one who escorts persons to seats in a church, theater, etc

  2. Usher(noun)

    an under teacher, or assistant master, in a school

  3. Usher(verb)

    to introduce or escort, as an usher, forerunner, or harbinger; to forerun; -- sometimes followed by in or forth; as, to usher in a stranger; to usher forth the guests; to usher a visitor into the room

Freebase

  1. Usher

    Usher Raymond IV is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. Usually known by his first name only, Usher rose to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way, which spawned his first Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit, "Nice & Slow". The album has been certified 6-times platinum by the RIAA. His follow-up album, 8701, produced the Billboard Hot 100 number one hits "U Remind Me" and "U Got It Bad". The album has been certified 4-times platinum by the RIAA. Usher's 2004 album Confessions sold over 10 million copies in the United States, and has been certified diamond by the RIAA. Confessions has the highest first week sales for an R&B artist in history. It spawned four consecutive Billboard number-one hits—"Yeah!", "Burn", "Confessions Part II", and "My Boo". Usher's 2008 album Here I Stand sold over 5 million copies worldwide, and its lead single "Love in This Club" peaked at number-one on the Billboard Hot 100. On March 30, 2010, Usher released his sixth studio album Raymond v. Raymond, which became his third consecutive album to debut at number one on the US Billboard 200 chart. It has been certified platinum by the RIAA, and spawned another Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit "OMG". The song became his ninth number one in the United States, making him the first 2010s artist to collect number one singles in three consecutive decades. He later released an extended play and deluxe edition of Raymond v. Raymond, entitled Versus, which debuted at number four on the Billboard 200 chart. Its lead single "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love" reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Usher

    ush′ėr, n. one who meets people at the door of a hall, &c., and conducts them to seats, an officer whose business it is to introduce strangers or to walk before a person of rank: an under-teacher or assistant.—v.t. to introduce: to forerun.—ns. Ush′erance; Ush′erdom, Ush′ership.—adjs. Ushē′rian; Ush′erless. [O. Fr. ussier (Fr. huissier)—L. ostiarius, a door-keeper—ostium, a door.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. USHER

    One who takes a leading part in a theatre. VACCINATION Where "jabbing the needle" is never a vice.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Usher

    From the old French huisher, door, signifies a doorkeeper.

Anagrams for Usher »

  1. shure

  2. erhus

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Usher in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Usher in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Usher in a Sentence

  1. Gary Kaufman:

    The district attorney's press release, by specifically naming Usher Raymond and Adam Lambert as alleged victims, only emphasizes what we have believed from day one, that this is a publicity driven prosecution, the people's case is no better today than it was a year ago. Unlike a fine wine, this case does not get better with age. Mr. Ackerman is not just presumed to be innocent, he is in fact innocent.

  2. Michael Devoe:

    When that first one goes in, and Moses Wright and Jordan Usher keep going in, it's like throwing rocks in the ocean, you just can't miss. BEYOND THE BOXSCORE Bubba Parham scored only a single point for the The Yellow Jackets, but he took several offensive charging fouls that stymied any shot Clemson had at a comeback.

  3. Raniya Wright:

    I just want to say one thing : that my granddaughter, she was a good girl. You know, she was, like, 10 years old, and for as what kind of person she was, she was an usher in the church. Very much, you know... she just, just good to go, i mean, as far as violence or anything like that, she never would do that.

  4. Andrea Hall:

    I am thrilled and humbled to represent firefighters and other frontline workers in the state of Georgia and the City of South Fulton, it is a privilege and an honor to help usher in a new chapter of leadership for our country.

  5. Bobi Wine:

    I will personally once again tell you of my willingness and readiness to lead you( Ugandans) in that effort -- the effort to usher our country into a new era of freedom and justice.

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  • مرشدArabic
  • uixerCatalan, Valencian
  • biletář, uváděč, soudní zřízenecCzech
  • Platzanweiser, GerichtsdienerGerman
  • ταξιθέτηςGreek
  • acomodadora, ujier, ordenanza, portero de estrados, preceder, acomodador, acomodar, acompañar, bedel, anunciarSpanish
  • opastaa, ohjata, kirkonpalvelija, paikannäyttäjä, sulhaspoika, ovenvartija, ennakoida, suntioFinnish
  • escorte, escorter, ouvreuse, placeur, garçon d'honneur, huissierFrench
  • հսկիչ, ուղեկցել, շվեյցար, բարապան, առաջնորդել, դռնապանArmenian
  • precedere, accompagnare, guidare, uscière, maschera, introdurre, precorrere, scortare, messoItalian
  • סַדרָןHebrew
  • taupaepaeMāori
  • aanwijzen, plaatsaanwijzer, begeleidenDutch
  • lanterninhaPortuguese
  • швейцар, шафер, сопровождатьRussian
  • uvádzačSlovak
  • vaktmästareSwedish
  • นำThai
  • thừa phát lạiVietnamese
  • seadöpihijonan, seadöpijonan, seadöpijijonanVolapük
  • 招待员Chinese

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