• IPA: /əˈsɛmbl̩/

assemble (assembles, present participle assembling; past and past participle assembled)

  1. (transitive) To put together.
    He assembled the model ship.
  2. (ambitransitive) To gather as a group.
    The parents assembled in the school hall.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book 5”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: Printed [by Samuel Simmons], and are to be sold by Peter Parker […] [a]nd by Robert Boulter […] [a]nd Matthias Walker, […], OCLC 228722708 ↗; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: The Text Exactly Reproduced from the First Edition of 1667: […], London: Basil Montagu Pickering […], 1873, OCLC 230729554 ↗:
      Thither he assembled all his train.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, 1 Kings viii:2 ↗:
      All the men of Israel assembled themselves.
  3. (computing) to translate from assembly language to machine code
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