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muster

mus·ter

muster

 
 
pronunciation:
muh str
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
pass muster
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mustered, mustering, musters
definition 1: to cause (troops or the like) to come together.
synonyms:
call, convene, convoke, marshal, mobilize, rally, summon
similar words:
array, assemble, collect, gather, levy, raise
definition 2: to gather up or call forth (often fol. by up).
He mustered up all his strength and pushed the truck over.
synonyms:
gather, summon
similar words:
amass, call, collect, invoke, marshal, rally
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to gather or come together, as for inspection.
We muster every morning at six.
synonyms:
assemble, convene, gather, rally
similar words:
collect, congregate, mobilize
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of assembling, as for military duties.
synonyms:
mobilization
similar words:
convocation, roll call
definition 2: the group so assembled.
synonyms:
assemblage, assembly
similar words:
convention, gathering
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phrase: pass muster