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. Doublet of assimilate.
- (transitive) To put together.
- He assembled the model ship.
- (transitive, intransitive) To gather as a group.
- The parents assembled in the school hall.
- (computing) to translate from assembly language to machine code
- (to put together): build, construct, produce, put together; see also Thesaurus:build
- (to gather as a group): collect, begather; see also Thesaurus:assemble or Thesaurus:round up
- (to translate assembly language):
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