- To assemble is defined as to put something together.
An example of assemble is when a parent puts together a toy for his child.
- The definition of assemble is to come together in a given place.
An example of a group that may assemble is one that is protesting a political action.
intransitive verbassembled, assembling
- to gather into a group; collect
- ☆ to fit or put together the parts of (a machine, etc.)
- to translate (a computer program, instruction, etc. in assembly language) into machine language: said of an assembly program
Origin of assembleMiddle English assemblen ; from Old French assembler ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form adsimulare ; from Classical Latin ad-, to + simul, together: see same
verbas·sem·bled, as·sem·bling, as·sem·bles
- To bring or call together into a group or whole: The bailiff assembled the jury. See Synonyms at call.
- To fit together the parts or pieces of: assemble a machine; assemble data.
Origin of assembleMiddle English assemblen, from Old French assembler, from Vulgar Latin *assimulāre : Latin ad-, ad- + Latin simul, together; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots.
Origin of assembleFrench, from past participle of assembler, to assemble, fit together, from assembler, to assemble, fit together, from Old French; see assemble.
(third-person singular simple present assembles, present participle assembling, simple past and past participle assembled)
From Middle English assemblen, from Old French assembler (“to assemble”), from Medieval Latin assimulare (“to bring together”), from ad- + simul (“together”), from Proto-Indo-European *sōm-, *som- (“together”), from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (“one, whole”). Cognate with Old English samnian (“to bring together, assemble”). More at sam.