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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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