An example of usher is to lead a person to his seat in a theater.
An example of usher is when a peace treaty is signed that leads to a new era of peace.
An example of an usher is a person who is friends with the groom who directs people where to sit as they enter the church for a wedding.
The host ushered us into the living room.
A celebration to usher in the new century.
Ushered every Sunday at church.
Origin of usher
- Middle English doorkeeper from Anglo-Norman usser from Vulgar Latin ūstiārius from Latin ōstiārius from ōstium door ōs- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition