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English verb: assemble

1. assemble (creation) create by putting components or members together


SamplesShe pieced a quilt.
He tacked together some verses.
They set up a committee.


Synonymspiece, put together, set up, tack, tack together


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring together, create, join, make


Narrower (hyponym)comfit, compound, confect, confection, configure, confuse, jumble, mix up, reassemble, rig up


Antonymsbreak apart, disassemble, take apart, dismantle, break up

2. assemble (social) collect in one place


SamplesWe assembled in the church basement.
Let's gather in the dining room.


ExamplesThe crowds assemble in the streets


Synonymsforegather, forgather, gather, meet


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)interact


Narrower (hyponym)aggroup, caucus, club, clump, cluster, congregate, constellate, convene, converge, crowd, crowd together, flock, fort, fort up, group, hive, meet, turn out


Verb groupcome across, encounter, meet, run across, run into, see

3. assemble (social) get people together


SamplesAssemble your colleagues.
Get together all those who are interested in the project.
Gather the close family members.


ExamplesThey want to assemble the prisoners


Synonymsgather, get together


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Narrower (hyponym)make


Causeassemble, foregather, forgather, gather, meet









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