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English noun: assembly

1. assembly (artifact) a group of machine parts that fit together to form a self-contained unit


Broader (hypernym)machine


Narrower (hyponym)sub-assembly, weldment

2. assembly (act) the act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery)


Synonymsfabrication


Broader (hypernym)building, construction


Antonymsdisassembly, dismantlement, dismantling

3. assembly (artifact) a public facility to meet for open discussion


Synonymsforum, meeting place


Broader (hypernym)facility, installation

4. assembly (group) a group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose


Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering


Narrower (hyponym)Areopagus, Bench, chamber, chapter, council, court, coven, deliberative assembly, general assembly, judicature, law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, sabbat, States General, tribunal, witches' Sabbath

5. assembly (artifact) a unit consisting of components that have been fitted together


Broader (hypernym)unit, whole

6. assembly (act) the social act of assembling


SamplesThey demanded the right of assembly.


Synonymsassemblage, gathering


Broader (hypernym)group action


Narrower (hyponym)calling together, coming together, concentration, congregating, congregation, convening, convention, convocation, meeting, mobilisation, mobilization


Antonymsdisassembly, dismantlement, dismantling









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