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  1. as·sem·ble
    IPA[əˈsembəl]
  2. verb

    • 1. (of people) gather together in one place for a common purpose:

      a crowd had assembled outside the gates
      Synonym : come together, get together, gather, collect, meet, muster, rally, congregate, convene, flock together, foregather
    • 2. bring (people or things) together for a common purpose:

      he assembled the surviving members of the group for a tour
      Synonym : bring together, get together, call together, gather, collect, round up, marshal, muster, summon, rally, convene, accumulate, mass, amass, convoke
    • 3. (of male moths) gather for mating in response to a pheromone released by a female:

      the males assemble and hang by their front legs within a yard or two of the female the assembling of male moths around a freshly emerged female
    • 4. fit together the separate component parts of (a machine or other object):

      a factory that assembled parts for trucks
      Synonym : construct, build, fabricate, manufacture, erect, set up, join up, fit together, put together, piece together, connect, join, unite, patch up, sew (up)
    • 5. translate (a program) from a higher-level programming language into machine code:

      assemble the program and produce a file suitable to input to the simulator
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: assembling

    • v.: verb: assemble, 3rd person present: assembles, gerund or present participle: assembling, past tense: assembled, past participle: assembled

    • verb

      (of people) gather together in one place for a common purpose:

      cause (people or things) to gather together for a common purpose:

    • noun

      a leap in which the feet are brought together before landing.
    • verb

      (of a ribosome, virus, or other body) form spontaneously in a medium containing the appropriate components:

      construct an object, especially a piece of furniture, from materials sold in kit form:

    • verb

      construct an object, especially a piece of furniture, from materials sold in kit form:

      (of a ribosome, virus, or other body) form spontaneously in a medium containing the appropriate components:

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