muster: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mus'tur), [key]
- to assemble (troops, a ship's crew, etc.), as for battle, display, inspection, orders, or discharge.
- to gather, summon, rouse (often fol. by up): He mustered all his courage.
- to assemble for inspection, service, etc., as troops or forces.
- to come together; collect; assemble; gather.
- to enlist into service in the armed forces.
- to discharge from service in the armed forces: He will be mustered out of the army in only two more months.
- an assembling of troops or persons for formal inspection or other purposes.
- an assemblage or collection.
- the act of mustering.
- Also called(formerly) a list of the persons enrolled in a military or naval unit.
- Your grades don't pass muster.
- to pass a cursory inspection.
- to measure up to a certain standard; be adequate:Your grades don't pass muster.
- muster (Thesaurus)