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assemble

as·sem·ble

assemble

 
 
pronunciation:
sem bl
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part of speech: verb
inflections: assembled, assembles, assembling
definition 1: to gather into a group.
Mr. Perez assembled the staff for a meeting.
synonyms:
collect, compile, congregate, gather, group, rally, round up
antonyms:
dismiss, disperse
similar words:
array, cluster, convene, order, organize, summon
definition 2: to construct by joining the parts of.
The mechanic assembled the car engine.My dad is assembling our new picnic table.
synonyms:
build, construct, make
antonyms:
dismantle
similar words:
compile, compose, connect, join, piece, unite
definition 3: to come together in one group.
We assembled for my mother's birthday.
synonyms:
congregate, convene, gather, meet
antonyms:
disperse
similar words:
bunch, cluster, crowd, muster, organize, unite
derivation: assembler (n.)
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