verb (used with object), as·sem·bled, as·sem·bling.
verb (used without object), as·sem·bled, as·sem·bling.
Origin of assemble
Definition for assemble (2 of 2)
noun, plural as·sem·blés [French a-sahn-bley] /French a sɑ̃ˈbleɪ/. Ballet.
Origin of assemblé
Examples from the Web for assemble
With other games, the guys would just assemble them and box them up, and that was that.
MAKE IT AHEAD: Assemble the pot pies completely, cover tightly, and refrigerate for up to a day or freeze for up to a month.
The group Operation Gratitude, for example, says it costs $15 to assemble and ship a care package.Exclusive: ‘Pro-Troop’ Charity Pays Off Tea Party Cronies Instead|Kim Barker|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The New Zealand exhibition, on the other hand, relied on the general public to assemble its show.
That technique allows scientists to assemble genomes from scratch.
"You can take down and assemble this gun without tools," stated Bartley.Partners of Chance|Henry Herbert Knibbs
The news had spread, and group after group began to assemble, and to note the progress of those shooting the net.The Vicar's People|George Manville Fenn
One of these was to assemble at Belleville, some eighteen miles south-east of St. Louis.Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete|Ulysses S. Grant
No communication is permitted between the monks, except two days in the week, when they assemble during an hour for conversation.Letters from Spain|Joseph Blanco White
He loved to assemble the blind around his cell, and teach them to sing hymns to the glory of God.The Lives of the Saints, Volume II (of 16): February|Sabine Baring-Gould
British Dictionary definitions for assemble (1 of 2)
Word Origin for assemble
British Dictionary definitions for assemble (2 of 2)
Word Origin for assemblé
Word Origin and History for assemble
earlly 14c., transitive and intransitive, from Old French assembler "come together, join, unite; gather" (11c.), from Latin assimulare "to make like, liken, compare; copy, imitate; feign, pretend," later "to gather together," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + simulare "to make like" (see simulation). In Middle English and in Old French it also was a euphemism for "to couple sexually." Meaning "to put parts together" in manufacturing is from 1852. Related: Assembled; assembling. Assemble together is redundant.