Definition of Assemble

1. Verb. Create by putting components or members together. "They set up a committee"

Exact synonyms: Piece, Put Together, Set Up, Tack, Tack Together
Generic synonyms: Bring Together, Join, Create, Make
Specialized synonyms: Comfit, Confect, Confection, Confuse, Jumble, Mix Up, Reassemble, Configure, Compound, Rig Up
Derivative terms: Assemblage, Assemblage, Piece
Antonyms: Disassemble

2. Verb. Collect in one place. "The crowds assemble in the streets"; "Let's gather in the dining room"

3. Verb. Get people together. "They want to assemble the prisoners "; "Gather the close family members"
Exact synonyms: Gather, Get Together
Causes: Foregather, Forgather, Gather, Meet
Specialized synonyms: Make
Derivative terms: Assemblage, Assemblage, Gathering, Gathering, Get Together

Definition of Assemble

1. v. t. To collect into one place or body; to bring or call together; to convene; to congregate.

2. v. i. To meet or come together, as a number of individuals; to convene; to congregate.

3. v. i. To liken; to compare.

4. v. t. To collect and put together the parts of; as, to assemble a bicycle, watch, gun, or other manufactured article.

Definition of Assemble

1. Verb. (transitive) To put together. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To gather as a group. ¹

3. Verb. (computing) to translate from assembly language to machine code ¹

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Definition of Assemble

1. to come or bring together [v -BLED, -BLING, -BLES]

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Literary usage of Assemble

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Constitutional Law of the United States by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1910)
"The Right Peaceably to assemble and Petition. By the First Amendment the right of the people is guaranteed " peaceably to assemble, and to petition the ..."

2. Twenty Years of Congress: From Lincoln to Garfield ; with a Review of the by James Gillespie Blaine (1886)

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1829)
"... united Peasantry assemble in large Bodies in Military array — Alarm excited by these Meetings — Revival of the Orange, and Institution of the Brunswick ..."

4. The History of the Rise, Increase, and Progress of the Christian People by Benjamin and Thomas Kite (Firm)., William Sewel (1823)
"... and assemble themselve* to the number of five or more, of the age of sixteen years, or upwards, at any one time, in any place under pretence of joining ..."

5. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1829)
"... the Quarrels among the Peasantry—The united Peasantry assemble in large Bodies in Military array—Alarm excited by these Meetings—Revival of the Orange, ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"Provision was made for national defence ; a fleet was to be raised and to assemble each year after Easter, and desertion from the land-force was to be ..."

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