- The definition of a muster is a gathering or collection of people or things.
An example of muster is a group of military personnel meeting for roll call.
- Muster is defined as to bring or gather something together.
An example of muster is bringing a group of friends together to help a friend in need.
- Muster means to call a group in for inspection, roll call or service.
An example of muster is a troop sergeant summoning troops for a gun inspection.
muster definition by Webster's New World
- to assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service
- to put through a roll call
- to gather together and display; collect; summon: often with up: to muster up strength
- to have in number; amount to
Origin: Middle English mousteren ; from Old French moustrer, to exhibit, show ; from Midieval Latin mustrare ; from Classical Latin monstrare, to show ; from monstrum: see monster
- a gathering together or assembling, as of troops for inspection
- the persons or things assembled; assemblage
- the sum of these
- the roll, or list, of persons in a military or naval unitalso muster roll
muster definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb mus·tered, mus·ter·ing, mus·ters verb, transitive
- To call (troops) together, as for inspection.
- To cause to come together; gather: Bring all the volunteers you can muster.
- To call forth; summon up: mustering up her strength for the ordeal. See Synonyms at call.
- a. A gathering, especially of troops, for service, inspection, review, or roll call.b. The persons assembled for such a gathering.
- A muster roll.
- A gathering or collection: a muster of business leaders at a luncheon.
- A flock of peacocks. See Synonyms at flock1.
Origin: Middle English mustren, from Old French moustrer, from Latin mōnstrāre, to show, from mōnstrum, sign, portent, from monēre, to warn; see men-1 in Indo-European roots.
muster - Phrases/Idioms
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