Associations to the word «Muster»


MUSTER, noun. Gathering.
MUSTER, noun. An assemblage or display; a gathering, collection of people or things. [from 14th c.]
MUSTER, noun. (chiefly military) An assembling or review of troops, as for parade, verification of numbers, inspection, exercise, or introduction into service. [from 15th c.]
MUSTER, noun. The sum total of an army when assembled for review and inspection; the whole number of effective men in an army.
MUSTER, noun. (Australia) (New Zealand) A roundup of livestock for inspection, branding, drenching, shearing etc. [from 19th c.]
MUSTER, noun. Showing.
MUSTER, noun. (obsolete) Something shown for imitation; a pattern. [15th-19th c.]
MUSTER, noun. (obsolete) An act of showing something; a display. [15th-17th c.]
MUSTER, noun. A collection of peafowl (an invented term rather than one used by zoologists). [from 15th c.]
MUSTER, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To show, exhibit. [15th-17th c.]
MUSTER, verb. (intransitive) To be gathered together for parade, inspection, exercise, or the like (especially of a military force); to come together as parts of a force or body. [from 15th c.]
MUSTER, verb. (transitive) To collect, call or assemble together, such as troops or a group for inspection, orders, display etc. [from 15th c.]
MUSTER, verb. (transitive) (US) To enroll (into service). [from 19th c.]
MUSTER ROLL, noun. An official list of the officers and men in a military (or naval) unit
MUSTER ROLLS, noun. Plural of muster roll
MUSTER UP, verb. Look within oneself to summon a particular positive quality, such as strength, energy or courage.

Dictionary definition

MUSTER, noun. A gathering of military personnel for duty; "he was thrown in the brig for missing muster".
MUSTER, noun. Compulsory military service.
MUSTER, verb. Gather or bring together; "muster the courage to do something"; "she rallied her intellect"; "Summon all your courage".
MUSTER, verb. Call to duty, military service, jury duty, etc..

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