HyperDic: marshal

English > 6 senses of the word marshal:
VERBmotionmarshalplace in proper rank
contactmarshalarrange in logical order
changemarshal, mobilize, mobilise, summonmake ready for action or use
motionmarshallead ceremoniously, as in a procession
NOUNperson marshal, marshalla law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law
person marshal, marshall(in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
marshal > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'rshahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > marshal: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law.
Synonymmarshall
InstancesHickock, Wild Bill Hickock, James Butler Hickockfrontier marshal whose adventures have become legendary (1837-1876)
Narrowerair marshal, sky marshalA person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics / tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flight
Broaderlawman, law officer, peace officerAn officer of the law
Spanishalguacil, mariscal, marshall, marshal
Catalanagutzil, algutzir, marshall
Nounsmarshalshipthe post of marshall
English > marshal: 6 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(in some countries) a military officer of highest rank.
Synonymmarshall
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
InstancesDowding, Hugh Dowding, Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding, DowdyBritish marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)
Harris, Bomber Harris, Sir Arthur Travers HarrisBritish marshal of the Royal Air Force
Ney, Michel Ney, Duc d'ElchingenFrench marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)
Saxe, Hermann Maurice Saxe, comte de Saxe, Marshal SaxeA French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)
Narrowerfield marshalAn officer holding the highest rank in the army
Broadercommissioned military officerA commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps
Spanishmariscal
Catalanmariscal
Nounsmarshalshipthe post of marshall
Verbsmarshalplace in proper rank
English > marshal: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningplace in proper rank.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"marshal the troops"
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Nounsmarshal(in some countries) a military officer of highest rank
English > marshal: 6 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningArrange in logical order.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"marshal facts or arguments"
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
Spanishordenar
English > marshal: 6 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake ready for action or use.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"marshal resources"
Synonymsmobilize, mobilise, summon
Broadergather, garner, collect, pull togetherAssemble or get together
Spanishconvocar, emplazar, mobilizar, movilizar
Catalanaplegar, convocar, mobilitzar
English > marshal: 6 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningLead ceremoniously, as in a procession.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Broaderusher, showTake (someone) to their seats / seats / seats, as in theaters or auditoriums
Spanishdirigir

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