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assemble

as·sem·ble

assemble

 
 
pronunciation:
sem bl
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: assembled, assembles, assembling
definition 1: to gather (things or persons) into a group.
The office manager assembled the staff for the weekly meeting.She assembled her best recent photographs and added them to her portfolio.
synonyms:
collect, compile, congregate, gather, group, marshal, rally, round up
antonyms:
disband, dismiss, disperse
similar words:
agglomerate, aggregate, array, cluster, collocate, convene, convoke, garner, mass, mobilize, order, organize, summon
definition 2: to constuct by joining the parts of.
The mechanic assembled the car engine.You can't buy the desk like that, you have to assemble it yourself.
synonyms:
build, construct, fabricate, make
antonyms:
disassemble, dismantle, strip
similar words:
compile, compose, connect, frame, join, package, piece, unite
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to come together in one group.
The students assembled in the cafeteria and waited to get their class schedules.We assembled around the table for dinner around six o'clock.
synonyms:
collect, congregate, convene, forgather, gather, group, meet, rally
antonyms:
disband, disperse
similar words:
amass, bunch, cluster, congress, crowd, mobilize, muster, organize, unite
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derivation: assembler (n.)
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