HyperDic: usher

English > 4 senses of the word Usher / usher:
NOUNperson Usher, Ussher, James Ussher, James UsherIrish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
person usher, doorkeeperan official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber
person usher, guidesomeone employed to conduct others
VERBmotionusher, showtake (someone) to their seats / seats / seats, as in theaters or auditoriums
Usher / usher > pronunciation
Soundsah'sher
RhymesAshur ... Yorkshire: 36 rhymes with sher...
English > Usher: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningIrish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656).
SynonymsUssher, James Ussher, James Usher
Instance ofarchpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelate, primateA senior clergyman and dignitary
SpanishJames Ussher
CatalanJames Ussher
English > usher: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber.
Synonymdoorkeeper
Broaderofficial, functionaryA worker who holds or is invested with an office
Spanishportero, ujier
Catalanporter, uixer
Nounsusherettea female usher
English > usher: 4 senses > noun 3, person
Meaningsomeone employed to conduct others.
Synonymguide
NarrowerusheretteA female usher
BroaderescortAn attendant who is employed to accompany someone
Spanishacomodador, guía
Catalanacomodador, guia
Nounsusherettea female usher
Verbsushertake (someone) to their seats / seats / seats, as in theaters or auditoriums
English > usher: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTake (someone) to their seats / seats / seats, as in theaters or auditoriums.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"The usher showed us to our seats"
Synonymshow
NarrowermarshalLead ceremoniously, as in a procession
Broaderlead, take, direct, conduct, guideTake somebody somewhere
Spanishguiar
Catalananunciar, guiar, introduir
Nounsushersomeone employed to conduct others

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