Definition of 'usher'
Example sentences containing 'usher'
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So long as he does not try to saw the court usher in half. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We were ushered into an office where an immigration officer was waiting with pen poised. The Sun (2008)The snarling animal bit a woman on the hand who tried to usher it away. The Sun (2015)But staff quickly ushered them off the back in case of fire. The Sun (2007)We are optimistic that it will usher a new era for our industry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is ushering in an age of anxiety. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Officers ushered her into a side room with him. The Sun (2009)The rage of the two fighters carried the moment and we were ushered away. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their friendship ushered in the progressive era and ushered it out again. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The old regime which produced a period of stability is being ushered away. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His personal legacy depends on the success he has in ushering in an era of normal yet stable party politics. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Civil servants, court ushers and teachers. The Sun (2011)I was ushered into his office and spent over an hour with him. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is usually a list pinned up, but if not you should ask the court usher or the clerk of the court. Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)At the theatre, ushers are there to help, to answer questions and provide a welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2012)THE former Kop boss gets half a dozen of his biggest pals together in a room to ask them to be ushers at his wedding. The Sun (2016)She is crucial to her husband's chances of driving the old guard from office and ushering in a new era for Iran. The Sun (2009)A COUPLE have postponed their wedding after an usher vanished on the stag do. The Sun (2014)
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Used Occasionally. usher is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'usher'
British English: usher VERB
If you usher someone somewhere, you show them where they should go, often by going with them.
I ushered him into the office.
British English: usher NOUN
An usher is a person who shows people where to sit, for example at a wedding or at a concert.
He did part-time work as an usher in a theatre.
Definition of usher from the Collins English Dictionary
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