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assembly

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of assembly

  1. 1 a body of people come together in one place <the usual assembly of early morning commuters waiting at the train station> Synonyms assemblage, gathering, conference, congregation, convocation, ingathering, meeting, musterRelated Words company, consort, coterie, gang, pack; caucus, forum, market, panel, rally, symposium, synod; audience, gallery, grandstand, house; crowd, flock, horde, legion, multitude, press, swarm, throng; crush, mob, rabble, rabblement

  2. 2 a body of persons gathered for religious worship <the preacher addressed the assembly in somber tones> Synonyms congregation, churchRelated Words flock, laity, parish; communion, confession, denomination, fold, sect

  3. 3 a coming together of a number of persons for a specified purpose <attendance at the awards assembly is mandatory> Synonyms meeting, congress, convention, convocation, council, gathering, get-together, huddle, powwowRelated Words clinic, workshop; cabinet, caucus, conclave, synod; demonstration, rally; confab, conversation, dialogue (also dialog), discourse, discussion, palaver, talk; negotiation, parley, summit; conference, forum, round-robin, roundtable, seminar, symposium; audience, interview, session





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