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 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"

Wiktionary

  1. assemble(Verb)

    To put together.

    He assembled the model ship.

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

  2. assemble(Verb)

    To gather as a group.

    The parents assembled in the school hall.

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

  3. assemble(Verb)

    to translate from assembly language to machine code

    Etymology: 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

    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.]

  2. Assemble(verb)

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

    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.]

  3. Assemble(verb)

    to liken; to compare

    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.]

Freebase

  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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How to say assemble in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Maina Kiai:

    This seminal judgment by the Botswana High Court... reaffirms that everyone is entitled to the fundamental right to peacefully assemble and associate.

  2. Winfield Hancock, Gods and Generals, pg 128, paragraph 3:

    Sir, it is not God who will assemble us on the battlefield, nor position our troops, nor place the cannon, and it is not God who will aim the musket.

  3. Police Chief Roger Corcoran:

    The word of God commands us to assemble as born-again Christians, we must congregate, it is essential to our salvation.

  4. Sadiq Khan:

    The idea that we restrict freedom of speech, the right to assemble, the right to protest because somebody might be offended is a slippery slope.

  5. John Kerry:

    It is much harder now than when we started for Daesh to assemble forces in strength, to travel in convoys and to launch concerted attacks, no large Daesh unit can move forward aggressively without worrying what will come down on it from the skies.

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Translations for assemble

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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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