› [I or T] to come together in a single place, or bring people or things together in a single group: We assembled in the meeting room for the announcement. Since she took over the department, she has assembled a talented team with a varied selection of skills. We can help you assemble all the paperwork that is necessary to make the application. › [T] PRODUCTION to make something by joining separate parts together: This is where the car engines are assembled. flatpack furniture that is easy to assemble › [I] MEETINGS if an organization assembles, it meets officially: The UNESCO International Education Conference assembled in Geneva in September. › [T] FINANCE to collect together money, for example a loan, from different people, companies, or organizations: The consortium has already assembled a loan of €400m-€500m from the banks.