noun, plural as·sem·blies.
- a signal, as by drum or bugle, for troops to fall into ranks or otherwise assemble.
- the movement of forces, tanks, soldiers, etc., scattered by battle or battle drill, toward and into a small area.
Origin of assembly
Related formspre·as·sem·bly, noun, plural pre·as·sem·blies.re·as·sem·bly, noun, plural re·as·sem·blies.self-as·sem·bly, noun, plural self·-as·sem·blies.
Can be confusedassemblage assembly
Examples from the Web for assemblies
A further 274 teams currently are working on plans to launch their own assemblies.
As the assemblies multiply and spread, the disparity between communities has thrown up a series of issues.
The conspirators had a good many friends in the two assemblies, especially among the "Elders."An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson
Each provincial kingdom and each tuath had assemblies of its own.
The assemblies were crowded; all conditions and ages were present.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Now, then, let the planters beware—let their Assemblies beware—let the Government at home beware—let the Parliament beware!Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland|Henry B. Stanton
The 5th reason is, "That debtors in the assemblies make paper-money with fraudulent views."
British Dictionary definitions for assemblies (1 of 2)
noun plural -blies
- a signal for personnel to assemble, as by drum, bugle, etc
- (as modifier)an assembly area