What does assemble mean?

Definitions for assemble
əˈsɛm bəlas·sem·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack togetherverb

    create by putting components or members together

    "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"

  2. meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregatherverb

    collect in one place

    "We assembled in the church basement"; "Let's gather in the dining room"

  3. assemble, gather, get togetherverb

    get people together

    "assemble your colleagues"; "get together all those who are interested in the project"; "gather the close family members"


  1. assembleverb

    To put together.

    He assembled the model ship.

  2. assembleverb

    To gather as a group.

    The parents assembled in the school hall.

  3. assembleverb

    to translate from assembly language to machine code

  4. Etymology: From assemblen, from assembler, from assimulare, from ad- + simul, from sōm-, from sem-. Cognate with samnian. More at sam.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To ASSEMBLEverb

    To bring together into one place. It is used both of persons and things.

    Etymology: assembler, Fr.

    And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah. Job, xi. 12.

    He wonders for what end you have assembled
    Such troops of citizens to come to him. William Shakespeare, Richard III.

  2. To Assembleverb

    To meet together.

    These men assembled, and found Daniel praying. Dan. vi. 11.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assembleverb

    to collect into one place or body; to bring or call together; to convene; to congregate

  2. Assembleverb

    to meet or come together, as a number of individuals; to convene; to congregate

  3. Assembleverb

    to liken; to compare

  4. Etymology: [F. assembler, fr. LL. assimulare to bring together to collect; L. ad + simul together; akin to similis like, Gr. at the same time, and E. same. Cf. Assimilate, Same.]


  1. Assemble

    Assemble is the debut full-length album recorded by the Stoke-based ska punk band Grown at Home. It was produced with Curig Huws. The album was released by Cash for Pigs Records on 6 July 2006 on compact disc.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Assemble

    as-sem′bl, v.t. to call or bring together: to collect.—v.i. to meet together.—ns. Assem′blage, a collection of persons or things; Assem′blance (Spens.), an assembling: (Shak.) semblance: representation; Assem′bly, the act of assembling: the company so assembled: a gathering of persons for any purpose, as for religious worship or social entertainment: specially applied to the lower house of the legislature in some of the United States and British colonies: (mil.) a drum-beat, esp. that before a march, upon which the soldiers strike their tents; Assem′bly-room, a room in which persons assemble, especially for dancing.—General Assembly, in Scotland, Ireland, and the United States, the highest court of the Presbyterian Church; Legislative Assembly, in many of the British colonies, the title of the lower house of the legislature; National Assembly, the first of the revolutionary assemblies in France, which sat 1789-91—also called the Constituent Assembly, superseded in 1791 by the Legislative Assembly. [Fr. assembler—Late L. assimulāre, to bring together, ad, to, similis, like. See Assimilate.]

Editors Contribution

  1. assemble

    A step-by-step process to create or put a product together.

    We did assemble the kitchen table easily together, this was good fun as we have chosen to marry.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'assemble' in Verbs Frequency: #805

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assemble in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assemble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of assemble in a Sentence

  1. Marco Rubio:

    It will be soon -- these are old documents and they take time to assemble, i have no problem releasing it. We have nothing to withhold here.

  2. William Nguyen:

    I can’t stress how enormous of an achievement this is for the Vietnamese people, the communist government is allowing people to assemble peacefully and the people are exercising their civic duty to protest injustice.

  3. Scott Stewart:

    When we take all these little puzzle pieces together and we assemble our mosaic, it's very clear that they're having issues. ... I believe that they are hurting.

  4. Giuseppe Pecorino:

    They could even make us assemble bicycles as long as that will keep us working.

  5. Michael Marks:

    These were two relatively sophisticated devices that went off almost simultaneously. They had a very, very short delay, it would be my opinion that they had somebody who was more of a skilled bomb maker, an engineer if you will, assist them in saying these are the steps you need to go through and then assemble the device to make it safely and to make it function the way they want.

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  • جمعيهArabic
  • събирам се, свиквам, сглобявам, монтирамBulgarian
  • shromážditCzech
  • samleDanish
  • zusammensetzen, zusammenkommen, montieren, versammelnGerman
  • kunveniEsperanto
  • construir, juntar, montar, ensamblar, reunirSpanish
  • سر هم کردن, جمع شدن, گرد هم آمدنPersian
  • kokoontua, kootaFinnish
  • assembler, rassemblerFrench
  • tiomsaighIrish
  • התאסף, כנס, אסףHebrew
  • इकट्ठाHindi
  • összerak, egybegyűlik, összeszerel, összeállít, összegyűlikHungarian
  • հավաքվել, հավաքելArmenian
  • berkumpulIndonesian
  • smala, flykkjast, samansetjaIcelandic
  • montare, assemblare, riunirsi, adunare, adunarsi, riunireItalian
  • 集める, 組み立てる, 集まるJapanese
  • congregaminiLatin
  • in elkaar zetten, samenkomen, zich verzamelenDutch
  • montereNorwegian
  • zbierać się, gromadzić się, montowaćPolish
  • juntar-se, reunir-se, montarPortuguese
  • монтировать, собирать, собраться, собрать, собиратьсяRussian
  • са̀ставити, sàstavitiSerbo-Croatian
  • bashkoj, montoj, ngjis, lidh, mbledh, grumbullojAlbanian
  • sätta ihop, assemblera, samlas, sammankallas, monteraSwedish
  • பொருத்துவதுTamil
  • tập hợpVietnamese

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