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muster

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of muster

  1. 1 a body of people come together in one place a muster of concerned citizens Synonyms of muster assemblage, assembly, conference, congregation, convocation, ingathering, meeting, gatheringWords Related to muster company, consort, coterie, gang, pack; caucus, forum, market, panel, rally, symposium, synod; audience, gallery, grandstand, house; crowd, flock, horde, legion, multitude, press, swarm, throng; crush, mob, rabble, rabblement

  2. 2 a number of things considered as a unit considering the muster of suggestions that were submitted for “word of the year” Synonyms of muster array, assemblage, band, bank, batch, battery, block, bunch, clot, clump, cluster, clutch, collection, constellation, grouping, huddle, knot, lot, group, package, parcel, passel, set, suiteWords Related to muster accumulation, aggregate, aggregation, conglomeration; agglomeration, assortment, hodgepodge, jumble, miscellany, mixture, odds and ends, sundries, variety; cycle, run, series, suitNear Antonyms of muster entity, item, single, unit


muster

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of muster

  1. 1 to assemble and make ready for action a command to muster the troops Synonyms of muster marshal (also marshall), mobilize, rallyWords Related to muster arrange, group, line up, order, organize; call (up), convene, summon; activate; collect, round upNear Antonyms of muster disarrange, disorder, disorganize, disrupt, disturb; deactivate, dismiss; break up, disband, dissolve, split (up)Antonyms of muster demob [chiefly British], demobilize

  2. 2 to bring together in assembly by or as if by command all the supporters that I could muster for the fund-raising campaign Synonyms of muster assemble, call, convene, convoke, summonWords Related to muster rally; call in, call out, call up, knell; amass, collect, gather, group, round up; reassemble, reconveneNear Antonyms of muster break up, dissolve

  3. 3 to be made up of the corps of regular wine drinkers musters only about 10% of the population Synonyms of muster consist (of), contain, compriseWords Related to muster comprehend, embrace, encompass, entail, include, involve, take in; assimilate, embody, incorporate

Synonym Discussion of muster

summon, call, cite, convoke, convene, muster mean to demand the presence of. summon implies the exercise of authority.
    • was summoned to answer charges
call may be used less formally for summon.
    • called the legislature into special session
cite implies a summoning to court usually to answer a charge.
    • cited for drunken driving
convoke implies a summons to assemble for deliberative or legislative purposes.
    • convoked a Vatican council
convene is somewhat less formal than convoke.
    • convened the students
muster suggests a calling up of a number of things that form a group in order that they may be exhibited, displayed, or utilized as a whole.
    • mustered the troops


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