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Definition 1: a law officer having duties similar to those of a sheriff in carrying out the judgments of a court of law - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for marshal in the sense of this definition

(marshal is a kind of ...) an officer of the law

(... is a kind of marshal ) a person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flight

(... is an instance of marshal) frontier marshal whose adventures have become legendary (1837-1876)

Definition 2: (in some countries) a military officer of highest rank - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for marshal in the sense of this definition

(marshal is a kind of ...) a commissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marine Corps

(... is a kind of marshal ) an officer holding the highest rank in the army

(... is an instance of marshal) British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970)

(... is an instance of marshal) British marshal of the Royal Air Force; during World War II he directed mass bombing raids against German cities that resulted in heavy civilian casualties (1892-1984)

(... is an instance of marshal) French marshal in the Napoleonic Wars (1769-1815)

(... is an instance of marshal) a French marshal who distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1696-1750)

(marshal belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 3: make ready for action or use - [verb of change]

Samples where marshal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • marshal resources

Synonyms for marshal in the sense of this definition

(marshal is a kind of ...) assemble or get together

"gather some stones" "pull your thoughts together"

Definition 4: arrange in logical order - [verb of contact]

Samples where marshal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • marshal facts or arguments

(marshal is a kind of ...) put into a proper or systematic order

"arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

Definition 5: place in proper rank - [verb of motion]

Samples where marshal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • marshal the troops

(marshal is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

Definition 6: lead ceremoniously, as in a procession - [verb of motion]

(marshal is a kind of ...) take (someone) to their seats, as in theaters or auditoriums

"The usher showed us to our seats"

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