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mus·ter

 (mŭs′tər)
v. mus·tered, mus·ter·ing, mus·ters
v.tr.
1. To call (troops) together, as for inspection.
2. To cause to come together; gather: Bring all the volunteers you can muster.
3. To bring into existence or readiness; summon up: mustering up her strength for the ordeal. See Synonyms at call.
v.intr.
To assemble or gather: mustering for inspection.
n.
1.
a. A gathering, especially of troops, for service, inspection, review, or roll call.
b. The persons assembled for such a gathering.
2. A muster roll.
3. A gathering or collection: a muster of business leaders at a luncheon.
4. A flock of peacocks.
Phrasal Verbs:
muster in
To enlist or be enlisted in military service: She mustered in at the age of 18.
muster out
To discharge or be discharged from military service: He was mustered out when the war ended.
Idiom:
pass muster
To be judged as acceptable.

[Middle English mustren, from Old French moustrer, from Latin mōnstrāre, to show, from mōnstrum, sign, portent, from monēre, to warn; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

muster

(ˈmʌstə)
vb
1. (Military) to call together (numbers of men) for duty, inspection, etc, or (of men) to assemble in this way
2. (Military)
a. muster in to enlist into military service
b. muster out to discharge from military service
3. (Agriculture) (tr) Austral and NZ to round up (livestock)
4. (sometimes foll by: up) to summon or gather: to muster one's arguments; to muster up courage.
n
5. (Military) an assembly of military personnel for duty, inspection, etc
6. a collection, assembly, or gathering
7. (Agriculture) Austral and NZ the rounding up of livestock
8. (Zoology) a flock of peacocks
9. pass muster to be acceptable
[C14: from old French moustrer, from Latin monstrāre to show, from monstrum portent, omen]

mus•ter

(ˈmʌs tər)

v.t.
1. to assemble (troops, a ship's crew, etc.), as for battle or inspection.
2. to gather or summon (often fol. by up): He mustered all his courage.
v.i.
3. to assemble for inspection, service, etc.
4. to come together; collect; assemble; gather.
5. muster out, to discharge from military service.
n.
6. an assembling of troops or persons for formal inspection or other purposes.
7. an assemblage or collection.
8. Also called mus′ter roll`. (formerly) a list of the persons in a military or naval unit.
Idioms:
pass muster, to be judged as acceptable in appearance or performance.
[1300–50; (n.) < Old French mostre < Latin mōnstrum portent; (v.) < Old French mostrer < Latin mōnstrāre, derivative of mōnstrum; compare monster]
syn: See gather.

Muster, Mustering

 a number of things or persons assembled on a particular occasion; a collection, as a muster of peacocks—Johnson, 1755. See also levy.
Examples: mustering of horses, 1835; muster of peacocks, 1470; mustering of storks; muster of troops.

muster


Past participle: mustered
Gerund: mustering

Imperative
muster
muster
Present
I muster
you muster
he/she/it musters
we muster
you muster
they muster
Preterite
I mustered
you mustered
he/she/it mustered
we mustered
you mustered
they mustered
Present Continuous
I am mustering
you are mustering
he/she/it is mustering
we are mustering
you are mustering
they are mustering
Present Perfect
I have mustered
you have mustered
he/she/it has mustered
we have mustered
you have mustered
they have mustered
Past Continuous
I was mustering
you were mustering
he/she/it was mustering
we were mustering
you were mustering
they were mustering
Past Perfect
I had mustered
you had mustered
he/she/it had mustered
we had mustered
you had mustered
they had mustered
Future
I will muster
you will muster
he/she/it will muster
we will muster
you will muster
they will muster
Future Perfect
I will have mustered
you will have mustered
he/she/it will have mustered
we will have mustered
you will have mustered
they will have mustered
Future Continuous
I will be mustering
you will be mustering
he/she/it will be mustering
we will be mustering
you will be mustering
they will be mustering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mustering
you have been mustering
he/she/it has been mustering
we have been mustering
you have been mustering
they have been mustering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mustering
you will have been mustering
he/she/it will have been mustering
we will have been mustering
you will have been mustering
they will have been mustering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mustering
you had been mustering
he/she/it had been mustering
we had been mustering
you had been mustering
they had been mustering
Conditional
I would muster
you would muster
he/she/it would muster
we would muster
you would muster
they would muster
Past Conditional
I would have mustered
you would have mustered
he/she/it would have mustered
we would have mustered
you would have mustered
they would have mustered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muster - a gathering of military personnel for duty; "he was thrown in the brig for missing muster"
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
2.muster - compulsory military servicemuster - compulsory military service    
militarisation, militarization, mobilization, mobilisation - act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
levy en masse, levy - the act of drafting into military service
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Verb1.muster - gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
2.muster - call to duty, military service, jury duty, etc.
send for, call - order, request, or command to come; "She was called into the director's office"; "Call the police!"

muster

verb
1. summon up, collect, call up, marshal Mustering all her strength, she pulled hard on the oars.
2. rally, group, gather, assemble, round up, marshal, mobilize, call together The general had mustered his troops north of the border.
3. assemble, meet, come together, convene, congregate, convoke They mustered in the open, well wrapped and saying little.
noun
1. assembly, meeting, collection, gathering, rally, convention, congregation, roundup, mobilization, hui (N.Z.), concourse, assemblage, convocation He called a general muster of all soldiers.
pass muster be acceptable, qualify, measure up, make the grade, fill the bill (informal), be or come up to scratch I could not pass muster in this language.

muster

verb
1. To assemble, prepare, or put into operation, as for war or a similar emergency:
3. To demand to appear, come, or assemble:
phrasal verb
muster in
To become a member of:
Informal: sign on.
phrasal verb
muster out
To release from military duty:
noun
A number of persons who have come or been gathered together:
Informal: get-together.
Translations
يَجْمَعيَحْشِد
sebratshromážditsoustředitsvolatnástup
samle
erotusjoukkokokoonkokoontuakoolle
összeszed
safna hugrekki/kröftumsafna saman, kalla saman
sakopotsaņemtiessapulcināt

muster

[ˈmʌstəʳ]
A. N (esp Mil) → revista f
to pass musterser aceptable
B. VT (= call together, collect) → reunir (also muster up) [+ courage] → armarse de; [+ strength] → cobrar
the club can muster 20 membersel club cuenta con 20 miembros, el club consta de 20 miembros
C. VIjuntarse, reunirse

muster

[ˈmʌstər]
vt
[+ strength, support, energy, courage] → rassembler
[+ troops] → rassembler
n
to pass muster (= be satisfactory) → être acceptablemust-have [ˌmʌstˈhæv] nindispensable m, must m

muster

n (esp Mil: = assembly) → Appell m; (= cattle muster)Zusammentreiben ntder Herde; to pass muster (fig)den Anforderungen genügen; muster station (on ship) → Sammelplatz m
vt
(= summon)versammeln, zusammenrufen; (esp Mil) → antreten lassen; cattlezusammentreiben; the men were mustered at 14.00die Leute mussten um 14.00 Uhr zum Appell antreten
(= manage to raise: also muster up) → zusammenbekommen, aufbringen; (fig) intelligenceaufbieten; strength, courageaufbringen; all one’s strength, couragezusammennehmen
visich versammeln; (esp Mil) → (zum Appell) antreten

muster

[ˈmʌstəʳ]
1. n (gathering) → adunata; (roll-call) → appello
to pass muster (fig) → essere (considerato/a) accettabile or passabile
2. vt (men, helpers) → radunare, mettere insieme; (money, sum) → mettere insieme (also muster up) (strength, courage) → fare appello a
I can't muster up any enthusiasm → non riesco ad entusiasmarmi
3. viradunarsi

muster

(ˈmastə) verb
1. to gather together (especially soldiers for duty or inspection).
2. to gather (courage, energy etc). He mustered his energy for a final effort.
References in classic literature ?
Tom warned, adding this in such Spanish as he could muster, for he thought it might be one of the Indians.
This bright panoply was not meant for mere idle show, but had been worn by the Governor on many a solemn muster and draining field, and had glittered, moreover, at the head of a regiment in the Pequod war.
Carriage sticks fast, while Cudjoe on the outside is heard making a great muster among the horses.
It might be a good idea to muster the hogs and move on.
However, there was no other way; so with such show of cheerfulness as they could muster they called for the pipe and took their whiff as it passed, in due form.
The third showed the pinnacle of an iceberg piercing a polar winter sky: a muster of northern lights reared their dim lances, close serried, along the horizon.
When we stopped for supper I couldn't muster courage to take any, though I should have liked it very much, but sat by the fire and said I didn't want anything.
They bring forward mantelets and pavisses,* and the archers muster on the
If you are a jester, brother," said the duenna, "keep your drolleries for some place where they'll pass muster and be paid for; for you'll get nothing from me but a fig.
And I showed him an example, and sat down myself in my customary seat and with as fair an imitation of my ordinary manner to a patient, as the lateness of the hour, the nature of my preoccupations, and the horror I had of my visitor, would suffer me to muster.
And that, as it was, all the strength we could muster was required to cope with the Count's extraordinary power.
Save for his serenity, the touch almost of beauty that resulted from his set tranquillity and his magnificent build, he might have passed muster among a hundred other comfortable old gentlemen.