As·sem·ble, v. i. To meet or come together, as a number of individuals; to convene; to congregate.
The Parliament assembled in November. --W. Massey.
As·sem·ble, v. i. To liken; to compare. [Obs.]
Bribes may be assembled to pitch. --Latimer.
As·sem·ble v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assembled p. pr. & vb. n. Assembling ]
1. To collect into one place or body; to bring or call together; to convene; to congregate.
Thither he assembled all his train. --Milton.
All the men of Israel assembled themselves. --1 Kings viii. 2.
2. To collect and put together the parts of; as, to assemble a bicycle, watch, gun, or other manufactured article.
v 1: make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He
tacked together some verses" [syn: piece, put
together, set up, tack, tack together] [ant: disassemble]
2: collect in one place; "We assembled in the church basement";
"Let's gather in the dining room" [syn: meet, gather,
3: get people together; "assemble your colleagues"; "get
together all those who are interested in the project";
"gather the close family members" [syn: gather, get