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assemble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of assemble

  1. 1 to come together into one body or place the graduates were told to assemble in the cafeteria an hour before the ceremony Synonyms of assemble cluster, collect, concenter, concentrate, conglomerate, congregate, convene, converge, forgather (or foregather), gather, meet, rendezvous Words Related to assemble affiliate, ally, associate, band (together), caucus, club, collaborate, confederate, conjoin, consolidate, consort, cooperate, couple, federate, gang up, join, merge, unite; reassemble, reconvene, regather, remeet Phrases get together Near Antonyms of assemble depart, leave, take off; disjoin, dissociate, disunite Antonyms of assemble break up, disband, disperse, split (up)

  2. 2 to form by putting together parts or materials it took a lot more time to assemble the model train set than the box said it would Synonyms of assemble build, confect, construct, erect, fabricate, make, make up, piece, put up, raise, rear, set upWords Related to assemble carpenter, fashion, forge, frame, hammer, handcraft, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; prefabricate; begin, coin, create, generate, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, invent, originate; constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), design, devise, imagine, think (up); reassemble, rebuild, reconstruct, redevelop, reedify [British], retrofit; jerry-build, rig (up), throw up; combine, uniteNear Antonyms of assemble demolish, destroy, devastate, flatten, level, pull down, pulverize, raze, ruin, ruinate, shatter, smash, wreck; blow up, explode; detach, disengage; disconnect, disjoin, disunite, divide, separateAntonyms of assemble demount, disassemble, dismantle, dismember, knock down, strike, take down, tear down

  3. 3 to bring together in assembly by or as if by command we assembled the club members to decide who would be traveling with whom on the trip Synonyms of assemble convoke, call, convene, muster, summonWords Related to assemble rally; call in, call out, call up, knell; amass, collect, gather, group, round up; reassemble, reconveneNear Antonyms of assemble break up, dissolve

  4. 4 to bring together in one body or place assembled an assortment of fancy desserts for the reception Synonyms of assemble accumulate, amass, gather, bulk (up), collect, concentrate, congregate, constellate, corral, garner, group, lump, pick up, round upWords Related to assemble ball, batch, bunch, cluster, huddle; heap, pile, stack; band, brigade, muster, raise, rally; flock, herd, hive, pack, press, swarm, throng; combine, connect, join, link, merge, pool, unite; archive, arrange, collate, compile, organize, systematize; scrape (up or together); re-collect, regather, regroupNear Antonyms of assemble break up, disband, disintegrate, dissolve, separate, sever, split (up); dismiss, sendAntonyms of assemble dispel, disperse, dissipate, scatter

Synonym Discussion of assemble

gather, collect, assemble, congregate mean to come or bring together into a group, mass, or unit. gather is the most general term for bringing or coming together from a spread-out or scattered state.
    • a crowd quickly gathered
collect often implies careful selection or orderly arrangement.
    • collected books on gardening
assemble implies an ordered union or organization of persons or things often for a definite purpose.
    • experts assembled for a conference
congregate implies a spontaneous flocking together into a crowd or huddle.
    • congregating under a shelter


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