OTHER WORDS FOR assemble
Origin of assemble
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Origin of assemblé
What does assemble mean?
Assemble means to bring together in one place, as in I assembled all of the ingredients for a chocolate cake on the table.
Assemble can also mean to put or fit things together, as in Ikea is known for selling furniture that you have to assemble.
And assemble can mean to come together or meet up, as in The school staff assembled for a meeting.
When used generally, assemble can be used as a synonym for words such as gather, collect, and amass. When used specifically, assemble often means gathering things to arrange them in a proper order or placement, as when you assemble all the parts to build a computer.
Alternatively, assemble can mean to put things or parts together. This meaning is often used when referring to building or making something, as in Shontel will need to assemble several bookshelves using only a box of wooden planks.
In this sense, assemble is often used to refer to fitting manufactured parts together to make a final product or device. For example, a person would assemble a Lego brick set by snapping the parts together.
Example: She assembled a team of scientists so they could all work together on the secret project.
Where does assemble come from?
The first records of assemble come from around 1200. It ultimately comes from the Latin simul, meaning “together.” And, sure enough, to assemble things means to bring them together in one place or to put parts together.
Assemble is a common word used to describe people or things coming together. People will often assemble for many different reasons, such as to watch a concert, listen to a speech, or wait for a bus. In the United States, the Constitution specifically gives citizens the right to peacefully assemble, that is to gather in one place, in order to collectively petition the government. Less seriously, the superhero Captain America often orders the Avengers to “assemble!” so they can work together to fight bad guys.
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How is assemble used in real life?
Assemble is a common word used to describe people or things being gathered in one place or into one group.
send me your favorite anime fight scenes so i can assemble them into a playlist that will soothe me for the next 48 hours
— bij (@bijanstephen) November 2, 2020
I need somebody who can assemble a balloon arch in Houston!! Somebody, anybody I just don’t want to do it!
— Cierra💕 (@CeeRechelle) April 29, 2021
Jay-Z sure knows how to assemble an army of producers.
— Atman (@Atmvn) June 17, 2013
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How to use assemble in a sentence
Even though everyone in the Senate chamber had lived through the attacks when they happened, the video timeline assembled by the House managers brought the dangers of the day back with unexpected force.All eyes on Republican senators after strong presentation by House managers|Dan Balz|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Two former team employees said then-senior vice president Larry Michael asked for the videos to be produced, and one of them said Michael told them the footage was to be assembled for Snyder.Former cheerleaders settle with Washington Football Team as program’s future is in doubt|Beth Reinhard|February 10, 2021|Washington Post
So Davis and his team sequenced many millions of pieces of Sapria himalayana’s genome, assembling them into a cohesive picture.A reeking, parasitic plant lost its body and much of its genetic blueprint|Jake Buehler|February 10, 2021|Science News
WDSF assembled a series of committees and panels to prepare for the Summer Youth Olympics, enlisting the help of breakers such as Rivas.How break dancing made the leap from ’80s pop culture to the Olympic stage|Rick Maese|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
Ford also released the open-source design for easy-to-assemble air filtration kits that can be used in high-concentrated indoor spaces, such as classrooms, to reduce virus particles.Ford’s next pandemic mission: Clear N95 masks and low-cost air filters|Hannah Denham|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
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.
The council of Trent was prorogued for two years; it did not assemble again until 1562.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Sur le confluant des deux rivieres, y avoit la plus belle assemble des Sauvages que j'aye point encore veue.
Le lendemain arrive l grande assemble d'hommes, lesquels danserent leur mode alentour du deced.
Assemble yourselves together, all you, and hear: who among them hath declared these things?The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The supper-party were now able to assemble in peace and tolerable quiet; and a very merry party they were.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston