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Usher \Ush"er\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ushered; p. pr. & vb. n. Ushering.] To introduce or escort, as an usher, forerunner, or harbinger; to forerun; -- sometimes followed by in or forth; as, to usher in a stranger; to usher forth the guests; to usher a visitor into the room.

The stars that usher evening rose.

The Examiner was ushered into the world by a letter, setting forth the great genius of the author.


vb. (en-past of: usher)

Usage examples of "ushered".

Once this vehicle had reached the surface of the planet, they had been ushered into a large, white-stone cube of a building and down a corridor which echoed when one trod on the floor.

When Gelory ushered them in with cool precision, Sassinak glanced up from a desk covered with datacards.

By the time she ushered the Iretans out, Varian and Kai had practically adopted Ford.

The whole party was ushered into the smallest of the front reception rooms where beverages and light snacks were being served while luggage was being hurried up to the various bedchambers and apartments.

The third man, gray of hair but vigorous, obsequiously ushered in the fourth, a whitehaired man of imposing stature in a long, gray-black robe.

Gillings greeted him, rising from his chair as op Owen was ushered into his tower office.

Dorotea gently ushered the dazed little girl toward the garden where the green spires of daffodils poked through the mulch.

They hurried past two bedchambers, one of them quite modern, before she was ushered into a main room so vast that she had to stifle a chuckle.

But not too busy to glance up and react to the sight of a Catteni being formally ushered in.

She ushered him into their living room, which had been transformed from utilitarian to homey, with bright curtains at the windows, and pots of flowering plants, some native and some obviously from Terran seed.

Levalla said when Moreta was ushered into the queen's weyr, "as long as you arrive without Orlith to plague Tuzuth.

With quick, light steps he closed the distance between them and ushered her back into the sleeping room, one strong hand holding her by the elbow.

Brand said, jogging across the court toward the kitchen, yelling for drudges to bring coal fires, while Lytol and Finder hurriedly ushered Jaxom up the steps.

Master Fandarel and Master Robinton had been ushered to the newly uncovered door.

Then, with Aramina still anxiously hovering over him, he was ushered back out to the deck.