from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To bring or call together into a group or whole: assembled the jury.
- transitive v. To fit together the parts or pieces of: assemble a machine; assemble data.
- intransitive v. To gather together; congregate. See Synonyms at gather.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To put together.
- v. To gather as a group.
- v. to translate from assembly language to machine code
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To collect into one place or body; to bring or call together; to convene; to congregate.
- transitive v. To collect and put together the parts of.
- intransitive v. To meet or come together, as a number of individuals; to convene; to congregate.
- intransitive v. To liken; to compare.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To collect into one place or body; bring or call together; convene; congregate.
- To fit together. See assembling, 2.
- 3.. To join or couple, as one with another, or as in sexual intercourse.
- To meet or come together; convene, as a number of individuals: as, “the churls assemble,” Dryden, Æneid, vii.
- To meet in battle; fight.
- n. An assembly.
- To be similar to; resemble.
- To liken or compare.
- In entomology, to collect together (the males of certain moths and other insects) by exposing a female in a wire-gauze cage: an insect-collector's device.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. get people together
- v. create by putting components or members together
- v. collect in one place
However, in either case the right to assemble is being restricted.
"However, in either case the right to assemble is being restricted."
The right to freely assemble is central to the genius of our democracy.
The astronauts and mechanical arms can certain assemble a small SEP and put the payload aboard.
The original concerns were raised by theorists on a "non-zero" possibility that something like a strangelet could assemble from a quark-gluon plasma.
You can go back decades and pick whatever government action you want in demonstrating that the "people's right to peaceably assemble" is open to, uh, varying degrees of interpretation before the guys with guns on the public payroll let loose.
Luckily, this was an easy supper to assemble from the pantry and in-house leftovers.
The right to assemble is guaranteed to all, that is correct.
The media has been given word that the reason they cannot assemble is because of potential for fire.
This year, Technology Review magazine will again assemble a list of top young innovators under the age of 35 -- the TR35, or "35 Innovators under 35."