Definition of 'assemble'
Video: pronunciation of 'assemble'
Example sentences containing 'assemble'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The officers realised quickly that they were dealing with a roughly assembled improvised bomb. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can happily let people assemble their own. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But now they are all assembled together to point us the way towards a fresh future. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The kit is assembled in a few simple moves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The new company has assembled a heavyweight team. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The men were assembled in groups and shot. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For that purpose he has assembled an impressive international team of scholars. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Twenty people assembled on the faded tile floor of an aging school gym. Christianity Today (2000)Both may have expensively assembled defences but that is not why they are conceding so few goals. The Sun (2012)The coaching team you have assembled is impressive. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The assembled group of mothers looks very impressed at his intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2007)No assembling in groups of more than four. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To assemble, place all the parts together as in the photograph. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If your computer dies, your painstakingly assembled music collection dies with it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So why the desperation to spend more on what was already the world's most expensively assembled squad? Times, Sunday Times (2013)I glued them together and assembled half of one of the pillars at the side. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His longing is for all dogs to assemble together, and for the bones to crack open under their combined teeth. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)To assemble: place one lightly oiled tortilla at a time in a hot frying pan for a few seconds a side until puffy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)People agree by text message or tweet to assemble in one place and, suddenly, do so. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Chapters on imperial politics, religion and magic and on Arthurian geography complete this readable and thoughtfully assembled collection. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
Trends of 'assemble'
In Common Usage. assemble is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'assemble'
British English: assemble VERB
When people assemble or when someone assembles them, they come together in a group.
There wasn't even a convenient place for students to assemble between classes.
Definition of assemble from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.