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MUSTER (muster)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does muster mean? 

MUSTER (noun)
  The noun MUSTER has 2 senses:

1. a gathering of military personnel for duty
2. compulsory military service

  Familiarity information: MUSTER used as a noun is rare.


MUSTER (verb)
  The verb MUSTER has 2 senses:

1. gather or bring together
2. call to duty, military service, jury duty, etc.

  Familiarity information: MUSTER used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MUSTER (noun)


Sense 1muster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A gathering of military personnel for duty

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Context example:

he was thrown in the brig for missing muster

Hypernyms ("muster" is a kind of...):

assemblage; gathering (a group of persons together in one place)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)


Sense 2muster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Compulsory military service

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

conscription; muster; selective service; draft

Hypernyms ("muster" is a kind of...):

militarisation; militarization; mobilisation; mobilization (act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency:)

Domain category:

armed forces; armed services; military; military machine; war machine (the military forces of a nation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "muster"):

levy; levy en masse (the act of drafting into military service)


MUSTER (verb)


Sense 1muster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Gather or bring together

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

muster; muster up; rally; summon; come up

Context examples:

muster the courage to do something / she rallied her intellect / Summon all your courage

Hypernyms (to "muster" is one way to...):

collect; garner; gather; pull together (assemble or get together)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2muster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Call to duty, military service, jury duty, etc.

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "muster" is one way to...):

call; send for (order, request, or command to come)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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