muster out


mustered out; mustering out; musters out

transitive verb

: to discharge from service

Examples of muster out in a Sentence

mustered out of the army at the end of the war
Recent Examples on the Web That’s because its 3.5-liter V-6 can’t quite muster out 300 hp, a number that the rest of its peers exceed with ease. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 10 May 2024 Sergeant Ferencz mustered out of the Army in Germany late in 1945. Robert D. McFadden, New York Times, 8 Apr. 2023 West Virginia could prove a tough road test as the Mountaineers continue to improve and rebuild under head coach Neal Brown, although Texas’ returning talent should be enough to muster out a victory in Morgantown. Dallas News, 11 Feb. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of muster out was in 1834

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“Muster out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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muster out

: to discharge from service
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