What does assemble mean?

Definitions for assemble
əˈsɛm bəlas·sem·ble

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word assemble.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together(verb)

    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, foregather(verb)

    collect in one place

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

  3. assemble, gather, get together(verb)

    get people together

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


  1. assemble(Verb)

    To put together.

    He assembled the model ship.

  2. assemble(Verb)

    To gather as a group.

    The parents assembled in the school hall.

  3. assemble(Verb)

    to translate from assembly language to machine code

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assemble(verb)

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

  2. Assemble(verb)

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

  3. Assemble(verb)

    to liken; to compare

  4. Origin: [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.]

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. John Dykstra:

    I started out as a kid liking to disassemble and assemble things ...

  2. Giuseppe Pecorino:

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

  3. Mobutu Sese Seko:

    Between Friends and Siblings, I choose Sibling and I reject Friends. quote in UN assemble 1974

  4. Moulay Hafid Elalamy:

    We agreed also with Peugeot to make engines and not only assemble them in the Moroccan factory.

  5. Bill Weld:

    It can only contribute to more robust dialogue and that will be good for the country, we need to assemble rational people.

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  • сглобявам, събирам се, свиквам, монтирамBulgarian
  • zusammenkommen, versammeln, zusammensetzen, montierenGerman
  • reunir, montar, juntar, construir, ensamblarSpanish
  • سر هم کردن, گرد هم آمدن, جمع شدنPersian
  • kokoontua, kootaFinnish
  • rassembler, assemblerFrench
  • tiomsaighIrish
  • אסף, כנס, התאסףHebrew
  • इकट्ठाHindi
  • összerak, egybegyűlik, összeállít, összeszerel, összegyűlikHungarian
  • հավաքել, հավաքվելArmenian
  • samansetja, smala, flykkjastIcelandic
  • riunirsi, riunire, montare, adunarsi, assemblare, adunareItalian
  • 集まる, 組み立てる, 集めるJapanese
  • samenkomen, zich verzamelen, in elkaar zettenDutch
  • zbierać się, gromadzić się, montowaćPolish
  • reunir-se, montar, juntar-sePortuguese
  • собирать, собраться, собираться, монтировать, собратьRussian
  • sàstaviti, са̀ставитиSerbo-Croatian
  • lidh, mbledh, bashkoj, ngjis, montoj, grumbullojAlbanian
  • sammankallas, samlas, montera, sätta ihop, assembleraSwedish
  • பொருத்துவதுTamil
  • tập hợpVietnamese

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