What is another word for usher?

Pronunciation: [ˈʌʃə] (IPA)

The word "usher" refers to someone who escorts or leads someone to a particular place or occasion. Some synonyms for "usher" include guide, companion, chaperone, show, direct, steer, conduct, escort, lead, and accompany. A guide is someone who shows the way, while a companion is a person who accompanies or spends time with another person. A chaperone is someone who is responsible for ensuring that another person is safe, particularly in situations where that person may be vulnerable. "To show" means to provide guidance and direction, while "to steer" implies more active control and direction. To escort, lead, or accompany means to provide physical support as someone moves from one location to another.

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Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings to a particular word. The word "usher" refers to someone who shows people to their seats or guides them to a particular location. Its antonyms include "dismiss," which means to send someone away or to close a particular event or meeting. "Misguide" is also an antonym for "usher," which means to lead someone in the wrong direction or give them inappropriate guidance. Another antonym is "lost," which indicates that someone has no idea where they are or where they are going. "Stray" is also an antonym for "usher," and it means to wander or move away from a particular path or course.

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Usage examples for Usher

"Yes," answered Mr. Rawlinson, giving at the same time a signal to the servant to usher Fatma in.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
What if it be the mission of that age My death will usher into life, to shake This torpor of assurance from our creed?
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
That feeling accounts for the Fall of the House of usher.
"The Literature of Ecstasy"
Albert Mordell

Famous quotes with Usher

  • Actually, as that first association continued, we got a little more legitimate. In those days, they asked Boy Scout troops to act as ushers during the football games. So we signed up and I went to many games in full Boy Scout uniform as an usher.
    Daniel J. Evans
  • I just needed a job. Before being hired as an usher at the CBS Theatre, I didn't even know there was a show business!
    David Geffen
  • Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
    Rabindranath Tagore
  • It was a bright September afternoon, and the streets of New York were brilliant with moving men.... He was pushed toward the ticket-office with the others, and felt in his pocket for the new five-dollar bill he had hoarded.... When at last he realized that he had paid five dollars to enter he knew not what, he stood stock-still amazed.... John... sat in a half-maze minding the scene about him; the delicate beauty of the hall, the faint perfume, the moving myriad of men, the rich clothing and low hum of talking seemed all a part of a world so different from his, so strangely more beautiful than anything he had known, that he sat in dreamland, and started when, after a hush, rose high and clear the music of Lohengrin's swan. The infinite beauty of the wail lingered and swept through every muscle of his frame, and put it all a-tune. He closed his eyes and grasped the elbows of the chair, touching unwittingly the lady's arm. And the lady drew away. A deep longing swelled in all his heart to rise with that clear music out of the dirt and dust of that low life that held him prisoned and befouled. If he could only live up in the free air where birds sang and setting suns had no touch of blood! Who had called him to be the slave and butt of all?... If he but had some master-work, some life-service, hard, aye, bitter hard, but without the cringing and sickening servility.... When at last a soft sorrow crept across the violins, there came to him the vision of a far-off home — the great eyes of his sister, and the dark drawn face of his mother.... It left John sitting so silent and rapt that he did not for some time notice the usher tapping him lightly on the shoulder and saying politely, 'will you step this way please sir?'... The manager was sorry, very very sorry — but he explained that some mistake had been made in selling the gentleman a seat already disposed of; he would refund the money, of course... before he had finished John was gone, walking hurriedly across the square... and as he passed the park he buttoned his coat and said, 'John Jones you're a natural-born fool.' Then he went to his lodgings and wrote a letter, and tore it up; he wrote another, and threw it in the fire....
    W. E. B. Du Bois
  • The domestic horse world needs to usher in a new order of horsemanship, based upon the paradigm of the natural horse and rider.
    Jaime Jackson

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