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See also: assemblé



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.


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


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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  1. first-person singular present indicative of assembler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of assembler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of assembler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of assembler
  5. second-person singular imperative of assembler