Definition of 'muster'
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In their past four top-flight matches, they have mustered just a single point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Leicester failed to muster a shot on target in a league game for the first time since May 2015? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The end can be quick, and distressed families have little time to muster all the equipment, help and support they need. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They need time to muster the courage to face these. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Oscar must have used all the strength he could muster. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Whether their governments can muster the public support to turn these economies around remains to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Time to muster up the willpower to cut ties. The Sun (2014)Nobody in the ground could muster much of an argument. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She simply could not muster the energy. Christianity Today (2000)Then muster the courage to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2014)England failed to earn a penalty corner or muster a shot on target. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There was no time to muster wider family. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They exercise their power not by the support they can muster but by the actions they can block. MANAGING IN TURBULENT TIMES (1980)But the worrying thing is that it was far more effective than anything they had mustered to that point. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Myself and three colleagues went to the muster point but there was no one there and we went back to our office. The Sun (2013)For the fourth time in four meetings, this pair failed to muster a goal between them. The Sun (2008)Regardless, the three have mustered just five league goals between them this term. The Sun (2013)Credit card offerings from 46 providers failed to pass muster. Times, Sunday Times (2011)With all the strength she could muster, she raised her arm and cut the air. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For beginners, both require a tremendous energy just to muster up the mental strength to keep trying. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has mustered just three goals since the turn of the year, but may alter some opinions with an important strike tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2014)In Glasgow, it would barely have passed muster as a wink. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'muster'
British English: muster VERB
If you muster something such as support, strength, or energy, you gather as much of it as you can in order to do something.
He traveled around the region trying to muster support for his movement.
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