Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun usher

3 senses of usher

Sense 1
Ussher, James Ussher, Usher, James Usher -- (Irish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656))
       INSTANCE OF=> archpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelate, primate -- (a senior clergyman and dignitary)

Sense 2
usher, doorkeeper -- (an official stationed at the entrance of a courtroom or legislative chamber)
       => official, functionary -- (a worker who holds or is invested with an office)

Sense 3
usher, guide -- (someone employed to conduct others)
       => escort -- (an attendant who is employed to accompany someone)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb usher

1 sense of usher

Sense 1
usher, show -- (take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums; "The usher showed us to our seats")
       => lead, take, direct, conduct, guide -- (take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace")

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