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Synonyms for marshal
ˈmɑr ʃəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. marshal, marshall(noun)

    a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law


  2. marshal, marshall(verb)

    (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank


  3. marshal(verb)

    place in proper rank

    "marshal the troops"

    summon, mobilize, mobilise

  4. marshal(verb)

    arrange in logical order

    "marshal facts or arguments"

    summon, mobilize, mobilise

  5. mobilize, mobilise, marshal, summon(verb)

    make ready for action or use

    "marshal resources"

    call up, mobilise, muster, come up, rally, summons, circulate, mobilize, summon, muster up, cite

  6. marshal(verb)

    lead ceremoniously, as in a procession

    summon, mobilize, mobilise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. marshal(v. a.)

    arrange, range, rank, dispose, array, draw up, set in order

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. marshal(v)

    arrange, range

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "marshal":

    sheriff, maréchal, mariscal, marshall, marschall, provost, mobilize, cfpm, lawman

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  1. John Casaretti:

    There's a need for what we do. We should be primarily an anti-terrorism group that does a finite job of detecting terrorists and working with anti-terrorism, i see no value in an air marshal simply sitting in a seat and bouncing back and forth from coast to coast for no other reason than he has to do something.

  2. Michael McCarthy:

    This is going to escalate nationally and internationally with the President Nicolas Maduro regime doing everything it can to marshal support from Beijing and Moscow, those actors might not support Maduro's style or leadership, but they're there to push back against the United States and they're not going to walk away quickly.

  3. Lee Gelernt:

    When the government wants to marshal its resources to separate families, it has shown that it can do it quickly and efficiently, but when told to reunite families, it somehow finds it too difficult and cumbersome to accomplish.

  4. Andrew Pollack:

    This is America, and it’s freedom of choice. You have the choice to go to any school you want, if you don’t want a teacher or a marshal or someone with a gun at your school, you go to a gun-free school zone. You take your kid, and go to a school that has gun-free.

  5. Elijah Cummings:

    There was no need for the Select Committee to send two U.S. Marshals to the home of Sidney Blumenthal to serve his wife with a subpoena, especially since the Committee never bothered to contact him first to ask him whether he would voluntarily come in. These heavy-handed, aggressive, and unnecessary tactics waste the time of the U.S. Marshal service.

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