assemble [uh-sem-buhl] SynonymsExamplesWord Origin verb (used with object), as·sem·bled, as·sem·bling.
- to bring together or gather into one place, company, body, or whole.
- to put or fit together; put together the parts of: to assemble information for a report; to assemble a toy from a kit.
- Computers. compile(def 4).
verb (used without object), as·sem·bled, as·sem·bling.
- to come together; gather; meet: We assembled in the auditorium.
Origin of assemble 1200–50; Middle English Old French assembler Vulgar Latin *assimulāre to bring together, equivalent to Latin as- as- + simul together + -ā- thematic vowel + -re infinitive suffixSynonyms for assemble 1. convene, convoke. 2. connect. 4. congregate, convene.Synonym study 1. See gather. 2. See manufacture.Antonyms for assemble 1, 4. disperse. Related Words for assembling amass, gather, summon, collect, mobilize, convene, meet, manufacture, join, fit, form, construct, compile, produce, erect, capture, huddle, group, muster, unite Examples from the Web for assembling Contemporary Examples of assembling
But if Democrats are faced with the reality of a glut of qualified candidates, Republicans are assembling more of a fantasy team.
January 9, 2015
ASSEMBLING THE AMAZING CAST Robert Iscove (Director): Harvey Weinstein gave the film to me.
January 29, 2014
Yet arguably, if Israel advances to an agreement, the possibility of assembling an international coalition against Iran widens.
September 10, 2013
Assembling a nice private data set is a huge amount of work.
April 18, 2013
At the same time, other agents were assembling a profile of Dykes.
February 6, 2013
Historical Examples of assembling
The assembling of the crew of a merchantman, in that day, was a melancholy sight.
James Fenimore Cooper
As they were assembling for breakfast on this morning, Arthur came in.
Mrs. Henry Wood
We were alone then, too; being there before the usual hour of assembling.
Didn’t you know that the hour for assembling was ten o’clock?’
The method of assembling the boiler is pictured clearly in Fig. 49.
Raymond Francis Yates
British Dictionary definitions for assembling assemble verb
- to come or bring together; collect or congregate
- to fit or join together (the parts of something, such as a machine)to assemble the parts of a kit
- to run (a computer program) that converts a set of symbolic data, usually in the form of specific single-step instructions, into machine language
Word Origin for assemble C13: from Old French assembler, from Vulgar Latin assimulāre (unattested) to bring together, from Latin simul together assemblé noun
- ballet a sideways leap in which the feet come together in the air in preparation for landing
Word Origin for assemblé literally: brought together Word Origin and History for assembling assemble v.
earlly 14c., transitive and intransitive, from Old French assembler “come together, join, unite; gather” (11c.), from Latin assimulare “to make like, liken, compare; copy, imitate; feign, pretend,” later “to gather together,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + simulare “to make like” (see simulation). In Middle English and in Old French it also was a euphemism for “to couple sexually.” Meaning “to put parts together” in manufacturing is from 1852. Related: Assembled; assembling. Assemble together is redundant.