verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of usher
Examples from the Web for ushered
China and Russia, countries that ushered in similar economic transitions, scored 36 and 27 accordingly.
But when Tarkhan got sick with tuberculosis and was ushered out, the government gave him no pension or medical assistance.
Action Comics No.1 is the book that ushered in the golden age of superheroes in tights.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con|Sujay Kumar|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The girls are ushered into their role as housekeepers and child bearers and the boys are tasked with providing for the family.
Some shocked students ran from the room, others were ushered out.This Gun Nut Says Most School Shootings Aren’t Real|Brandy Zadrozny|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Again the door was thrown open, and this time the Dean ushered the Prince into the chamber, and conducted him toward the dais.The Prince of India, Volume II|Lew. Wallace
Was the reformation not ushered in by a small and persecuted group?Woman and Socialism|August Bebel
Miss Cushing was sitting in the front room, into which we were ushered.
Christmas morning was ushered in with a sharp little flurry of snow.Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches|Joel Chandler Harris
But, to turn what was grave into farce, the door opened, and Wilkinson ushered in Peter Peebles.Red Gauntlet|Sir Walter Scott
Word Origin for usher
"conduct, escort," 1590s, from usher (n.). Related: Ushered; ushering.
late 14c., "servant who has charge of doors and admits people to a chamber, hall, etc.," from Anglo-French usser (12c.), from Old French ussier, from Vulgar Latin ustiarius "doorkeeper," from Latin ostiarius "door-keeper," from ostium "door, entrance," related to os "mouth." Fem. form usherette is attested from 1925.