Definition Of muster


assemble (troops), especially for inspection or in preparation for battle.

There will be no holding back by Strange, then, when he musters his troops in September.

collect or assemble (a number or amount).

he could fail to muster a majority

Example Of muster

  • a cattle muster

  • A decade later, a Constitutional amendment was again put to a vote, but the Senate failed to muster a two-thirds majority.

  • a meeting was held to fix the times and places of muster

  • Although the arguments sounded the same, no one could muster the passion from the old days.

  • As things stand, a presidential candidate must be able to muster a certain number of supporters.

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