verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
SYNONYMS FOR muster
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Idioms for muster
- to pass a cursory inspection.
- to measure up to a certain standard; be adequate: Your grades don't pass muster.
Origin of muster
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OTHER WORDS FROM musterpre·mus·ter, verb (used with object)un·mus·tered, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mustermuster , mustard
Example sentences from the Web for muster
Not every unusual substratum used for wills passes muster with the courts.Would You Write Your Last Will and Testament on a Napkin?|Fiona Zublin|December 16, 2020|Ozy
That means the world is holding Brazil’s climate commitments to a high standard—and so far, they haven’t passed muster.Brazil is holding the climate hostage for $10 billion annually|Tim McDonnell|December 11, 2020|Quartz
New lots will be shipped as soon as they pass muster, Bancel said.Moderna to request clearance for COVID-19 vaccine in U.S. and EU|kdunn6|November 30, 2020|Fortune
The tentative deal, which has been in the works for months, must still pass muster with judges who have been handling the complex litigation in federal and state courts.Johnson & Johnson, three other companies close in on $26 billion deal on opioid litigation|Joel Achenbach, Christopher Rowland, Katie Zezima, Aaron Davis|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
Despite the increasing appeals from residents and advocates, the tough task for local leaders and advocates has been finding solutions that can pass muster with a majority – or supermajority – of voters.Demand for Housing Solutions Has Reached New Heights|Lisa Halverstadt|November 5, 2020|Voice of San Diego
No major figure from either party has mustered such seemingly obvious denouncement.Yes, ‘Aspergery’ Is a Slur and It's Time to Stop Using It|Emily Shire|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although they mustered 250 volunteers in 84 counties, thousands of bodies in all 99 counties are needed for success in 2016.
Arguments can be mustered from the evidence to support all kinds of theories about his identity and true nature.
Al-Sharif urged Aisha to get herself a car, and she mustered up the courage to have someone buy her one with darkly smoked glass.Egypt’s Game Changers: Samira Ibrahim and the Women Who Speak Up About Sexual Violence|Nina Burleigh|January 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It opened last fall to some of the best reviews of the year, yet mustered only $469,947 in limited release.
A company may be mustered in the same manner on its own parade ground, the muster to follow the company inspection.Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911|United States War Department
The regiment was mustered out at Louisville, Kentucky, July 21.History of Linn County Iowa|Luther A. Brewer
Over in the section where the Spooners held dominance, the second should be mustered.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
The actors and actresses (most of the latter looking very pretty) mustered in extraordinary force, and were a fine audience.The Letters of Charles Dickens|Charles Dickens
The unfortunate Barron refuses to permit his men to be mustered by any but an American officer.
British Dictionary definitions for muster
- muster in to enlist into military service
- muster out to discharge from military service
Word Origin for muster
Idioms and Phrases with muster
In addition to the idiom beginning with muster
- muster in
- pass muster