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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)


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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