What does usher mean?

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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.

  2. usher(Noun)

    A male escort at a wedding.

  3. usher(Noun)

    A doorkeeper in a courtroom.

  4. usher(Verb)

    To guide people to their seats.

  5. usher(Verb)

    To accompany or escort (someone).

  6. usher(Verb)

    To precede; to act as a forerunner or herald.

  7. usher(Verb)

    to lead or guide somewhere

  8. Origin: 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 »

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  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. Steve Yip:

    New Year's Eve needs to usher in an escalation of resistance to the police murder of black and brown people.

  2. Rabindranath Tagore:

    Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

  3. The Rev. Jesse Jackson:

    Tim Cook and Apple, I believe, have the vision, commitment and courage to help usher in a new era of diversity and inclusion.

  4. Ernie Wright:

    My granddaughter, she was a good girl... she was an usher in the church, as far as violence or anything like that, she never would do that.

  5. Revolution President Brian Bilello:

    We believe that now is the time for a change in leadership and there is no one better suited to usher in a new era of success in New England.

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Translations for usher

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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
  • thừa phát lạiVietnamese
  • seadöpihijonan, seadöpijonan, seadöpijijonanVolapük

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