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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English assemblen, from Old French assembler (to assemble), from Medieval Latin assimulāre (to bring together). Doublet of assimilate.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈsɛmbl̩/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: as‧sem‧ble

VerbEdit

assemble (third-person singular simple present assembles, present participle assembling, simple past and past participle assembled)

  1. (transitive) To put together.
    He assembled the model ship.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To gather as a group.
    The parents assembled in the school hall.
    • (Can we date this quote?) John Milton
      Thither he assembled all his train.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Bible, 1 Kings viii. 2
      All the men of Israel assembled themselves.
  3. (computing) to translate from assembly language to machine code

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