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English definition of “assemble”

assemble

verb uk   /əˈsem.bl̩/ us  

assemble verb (GATHER)

C2 [I or T] to come together in a single place or bring parts together in a single group: We assembled in the meeting room after lunch. to assemble data At the staff meeting, the manager told the assembled company (= everyone there) that no one would lose their job.Collecting and amassing

assemble verb (JOIN)

C2 [T] to make something by joining separate parts: furniture that is easy to assembleConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
(Definition of assemble from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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