Assemble meaning

ə-sĕmbəl
To assemble is defined as to put something together.

An example of assemble is when a parent puts together a toy for his child.

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To gather together; congregate.

Protesters assembled on the common.

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To fit together the parts or pieces of.

Assemble a machine; assemble data.

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To gather into a group; collect.
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To bring or call together into a group or whole.

The bailiff assembled the jury.

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To put together.

He assembled the model ship.

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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.

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To fit or put together the parts of (a machine, etc.)
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To translate (a computer program, instruction, etc. in assembly language) into machine language.
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(intransitive) To gather as a group.

The parents assembled in the school hall.

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(computing) To translate from assembly language to machine code.
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A jump in ballet in which the feet meet together in midair and then land together on the floor.
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Origin of assemble

  • Middle English assemblen from Old French assembler from Vulgar Latin assimulāre Latin ad- ad- Latin simul together sem-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French from past participle of assembler to assemble, fit together from assembler to assemble, fit together from Old French assemble

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 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.

    From Wiktionary