- 1 marshal something to gather together and organize the people, things, ideas, etc. that you need for a particular purpose synonym muster They have begun marshaling forces to send relief to the hurricane victims. to marshal your arguments/thoughts/facts
- 2marshal somebody to control or organize a large group of people Police were brought in to marshal the crowd.
NAmE//ˈmɑrʃl//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they marshal
he / she / it marshals
past simple marshaled ()marshalled
-ing form marshaling ()marshalling