assembled [uh-sem-buh ld] SynonymsExamplesWord Originadjective
- noting an artificial gem formed of two or more parts, as a doublet or triplet, at least one of which is a true gemstone.
Origin of assembled First recorded in 1585–95; assemble + -ed2 Related formsun·as·sem·bled, adjectivewell-as·sem·bled, adjective assemble [uh-sem-buhl] verb (used with object), as·sem·bled, as·sem·bling.
- to bring together or gather into one place, company, body, or whole.
- to put or fit together; put together the parts of: to assemble information for a report; to assemble a toy from a kit.
- Computers. compile(def 4).
verb (used without object), as·sem·bled, as·sem·bling.
- to come together; gather; meet: We assembled in the auditorium.
Origin of assemble 1200–50; Middle English Old French assembler Vulgar Latin *assimulāre to bring together, equivalent to Latin as- as- + simul together + -ā- thematic vowel + -re infinitive suffixSynonyms for assemble 1. convene, convoke. 2. connect. 4. congregate, convene.Synonym study 1. See gather. 2. See manufacture.Antonyms for assemble 1, 4. disperse. Related Words for assembled massed, met, amassed Examples from the Web for assembled Contemporary Examples of assembled
By September, he was flashing a thumbs-up to assembled fans as he walked into court in a Barcelona suburb.
December 8, 2014
“Give me a horse and a gun and an open plain, and we can conquer the world,” he thundered before the assembled crowd.
November 5, 2014
To be sure, the cars are assembled in England and remain crafted to a level expected of the brand.
October 18, 2014
On a hot day in Milwaukee once, Palmer quietly asked the assembled admirers, “Mind if I take off my jacket?”
September 27, 2014
Once assembled, relief organizations create a secure area with controlled entry and exit points.
Nathan Bradley Bethea
September 19, 2014
Historical Examples of assembled
The principal officials had assembled in Westminster Hall at 10 o’clock.
Richard B. Cook
You know, of course, of the International Conference assembled in Milan?
Here the guests were assembled, and thither we bent our steps.
She set her lips defiantly, and looked round on the assembled group.
We were all assembled in the large room which we used on Thursdays.
British Dictionary definitions for assembled assemble verb
- to come or bring together; collect or congregate
- to fit or join together (the parts of something, such as a machine)to assemble the parts of a kit
- to run (a computer program) that converts a set of symbolic data, usually in the form of specific single-step instructions, into machine language
Word Origin for assemble C13: from Old French assembler, from Vulgar Latin assimulāre (unattested) to bring together, from Latin simul together assemblé noun
- ballet a sideways leap in which the feet come together in the air in preparation for landing
Word Origin for assemblé literally: brought together Word Origin and History for assembled assemble v.
earlly 14c., transitive and intransitive, from Old French assembler “come together, join, unite; gather” (11c.), from Latin assimulare “to make like, liken, compare; copy, imitate; feign, pretend,” later “to gather together,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + simulare “to make like” (see simulation). In Middle English and in Old French it also was a euphemism for “to couple sexually.” Meaning “to put parts together” in manufacturing is from 1852. Related: Assembled; assembling. Assemble together is redundant.