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Assemble

Assemble is sometimes a misspelling of assembly.

The word assemble and its family (assembled, assembles, assemblies, assembling, assembly) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the verb assemble

What does assemble mean as a doing word?

Assemble is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: assembled | assembling | assembles

  1. create by putting components or members together
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb]Martha carves
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Product] for [Asset]The contractor will build you a house for $100,000
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Product] from / out of [Material]Martha carved the baby a toy out of a piece of wood
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Material] for [Beneficiary]Martha carved a piece of wood for the baby
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Material] into [Product]Martha carved the piece of wood into a toy
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Material] into [Product] for [Beneficiary]Martha carved a piece of wood into a toy for the baby
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product]Martha carves toys
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] for [Beneficiary]Martha carved a toy for the baby
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] from / out of [Material]Martha carved a toy out of a piece of wood
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] from / out of [Material] for [Asset]Martha will carve a toy out of a piece of wood for $50
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Product] from / out of [Material] for [Beneficiary]Martha carved a toy out of a piece of wood for the baby
      [Material - concrete object] [Verb] [Product]This wood carved beautiful toys

      Verbs of Creation (with the same syntax): arrange, bake, blow, cast, chisel, churn, compile, cook, crochet, develop, embroider, erect, fashion, fold, forge, formulate, grind, grow, hack, hammer, knit, mold, pound, roll, sculpture, sew, spin, stitch, weave, whittle.

    • lexical domain: Creation - verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing
    • synonyms of assemble: piece / put together / set up / tack / tack together
    • antonym of assemble: disassemble
    • more generic words: join = cause to become joined or linked; create / make = make or cause to be or to become
    • more specific terms:
  2. collect in one place
    • examples: We assembled in the church basement | The crowds assemble in the streets
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]The teacher gathered the kids
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme] togetherThe teacher gathered the kids together
      [Theme - concrete, plural] [Verb]The kids are assembling

      Verbs of Existence (with the same syntax): accumulate, aggregate, amass, cluster, collect, congregate, convene, flock, gather, group, herd, huddle, mass.

    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonyms of assemble: foregather / forgather / gather / meet
    • more generic word: interact = act together or towards others or with others
    • more specific terms:
  3. get people together
    • examples: assemble your colleagues | They want to assemble the prisoners
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 2
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • synonyms of assemble: gather / get together
    • more specific word: make = form by assembling individuals or constituents
    • cause: foregather / forgather / gather / meet

Alternative definition of the verb assemble

verb

  1. [transitive] To put together.
  2. [intransitive] To gather as a group.
  3. [computing] to translate from assembly language to machine code

Film

"Assemble" is a 2012 short, drama film written and directed by Miguel Ferraez.

Music

  1. "Assemble" is the debut full-length album recorded by the Stoke-based ska punk band Grown at Home. It was produced with Curig Huws.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  2. "Assemble" is a musical album of Hi Red Center.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  3. "Assemble" is a composition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Assemble

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Google previewDivine Knowledge (2008)

Buddhist Mathematics According to the Anonymous Manual of Mongolian Astrology and Divination by Brian Gregory Baumann

assemble is a downward facing lance (20r, 39r); b) upward facing lance (ogede qanduysan ...

Google previewThe World's Greatest Books (Philosophy and Economics)

by Various Authors

It follows that a church that is assembled in any commonwealth that hath forbidden them to assemble is an unlawful assembly. There are Christians in the dominions of several princes and states; but every one of them is subject to that ...

Google previewAdvance in Structural Bioinformatics (2014)

by Dongqing Wei, Qin Xu, Tangzhen Zhao, Hao Dai

Assemble [12], an algorithm complementary to S2S, is an intuitive graphical interface to analyze, manipulate and build complex 3D RNA architectures. S2S/ Assemble is a system that combines various tools and web services into a powerful ...

Google previewThe Greatest Philosophy and Economics (2015)

Forever Books Guide by Sir John Alexander Hammerton

It follows that a church that is assembled in any commonwealth that hath forbidden them to assemble is an unlawful assembly. There are Christians in the dominions of several princes and states; but every one of them is subject to that ...

Google previewArduino Essentials (2015)

by Francis Perea

The first circuit we are going to assemble is a simple LED with its current limiting resistance, and we will connect it to a digital output of our Arduino board. Arduino has two different rows of pin headers: • One with the powering pins and analog ...

Google previewTechnical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (1982)

by Gail Grant

Assemble en remontant or en reculant Assemble coupe devant [a-sohn-BLAY koo-PAY duh-VAHN]. Assemble cut in front. A term of the Cecchetti method. Stand on the R foot with the L foot sur le cou-de-pied devant or pointed in the fourth ...

Google previewA dictionary of English etymology (1859)

by H. Wedgwood

ASSEMBLE. 69 Assert. A cleared place in a wood. Fr. essart, Mid. Lat. erartum, essartum, assartum, sartum. Essarta vulgo dicuntur—quando forests, ' nemora, rel dumcta quaalibet —succiduntur, quibus succisis at radieitus easkis terra ...

Google previewCraftsman's Construction Installation Encyclopedia (2004)

by Stephen Diller, Janelle Diller

You can bend bars into rings, triangles or squares and attach them to straight bars to assemble reinforcement cages. While vertical and horizontal bars are usually assembled in the forms as you set them up (normally with the outside forms set, ...

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Usage statistics about assemble

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb assemble:

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Quotes about Assemble

The wicked can have only accomplices, the voluptuous have companions in debauchery, self-seekers have associates, the politic assemble the factions, the typical idler has connections, princes have courtiers. Only the virtuous have friends. (Voltaire)
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Scrabble value of A1S1S1E1M3B3L1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ASSEMBLE

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  • BEAMLESS

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