assembly Definition

  • 1a group of people gathered together in one place for a common purpose
  • 2the action of gathering together as a group for a common purpose

Using assembly: Examples

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

  • Example

    The assembly was called to discuss the new policy.

  • Example

    The workers held an assembly to protest against the company's decision.

  • Example

    The school assembly was held in the auditorium.

  • Example

    The parts were sent to the factory for assembly.

assembly Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for assembly

Phrases with assembly

  • a series of workers and machines in a factory by which a succession of identical items is progressively assembled


    The assembly line revolutionized manufacturing in the early 20th century.

  • a factory where parts are put together to make a finished product, especially a car or other vehicle


    The new assembly plant will create hundreds of jobs in the area.

  • the main governing body of a United Nations member state, composed of representatives from all member states


    The General Assembly adopted a resolution calling for an end to the conflict.

Origins of assembly

from Old French 'assemblée', from assembler 'to assemble'


Summary: assembly in Brief

An 'assembly' [əˈsɛmbli] refers to a group of people gathered together for a common purpose or the action of gathering together. It can be used in various contexts, such as meetings, protests, or manufacturing processes. Phrases like 'assembly line' and 'assembly plant' refer to manufacturing processes, while 'general assembly' denotes the main governing body of a United Nations member state.

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