assemble Definition

  • 1to bring together parts or people to form a whole
  • 2to gather in one place for a common purpose

Using assemble: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "assemble" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The team will assemble at the meeting room at 10 AM.

  • Example

    He assembled the bookshelf using the instructions.

  • Example

    The protesters assembled in front of the government building.

  • Example

    We need to assemble all the necessary equipment before we start.

assemble Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for assemble

Phrases with assemble

  • to put together a group of people with specific skills or expertise to work on a project or task


    We need to assemble a team of engineers to design the new product.

  • to put together the pieces of a puzzle to form a complete picture


    She spent hours assembling the puzzle, but it was worth it when she saw the finished product.

  • to put together a meal by combining different ingredients or dishes


    We decided to assemble a meal from the various leftovers in the fridge.

Origins of assemble

from Old French 'assembler', from Latin 'assimulare', meaning 'to make like'


Summary: assemble in Brief

'Assemble' [əˈsɛmbəl] means to bring together parts or people to form a whole, or to gather in one place for a common purpose. It can be used in contexts ranging from assembling furniture to assembling a team of experts. Phrases like 'assemble a puzzle' and 'assemble a meal' use 'assemble' to denote putting together different components to form a complete whole.

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