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Idioms about muster

    pass muster,
    1. to pass a cursory inspection.
    2. to measure up to a certain standard; be adequate: Your grades don't pass muster.

Origin of muster

1250–1300; Middle English mostren (v.) <Old French mostrer<Latin mōnstrāre to show, derivative of mōnstrum portent; see monster

synonym study for muster

1. See gather.

OTHER WORDS FROM muster

pre·mus·ter, verb (used with object)un·mus·tered, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH muster

muster , mustard
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How to use muster in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for muster

muster
/ (ˈmʌstə) /

verb
noun

Word Origin for muster

C14: from old French moustrer, from Latin monstrāre to show, from monstrum portent, omen
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Other Idioms and Phrases with muster

muster

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