from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To bring or gather together again: reassembled the band for a reunion tour.
  • transitive v. To fit or join the parts of (something) together again: reassembled the toaster after fixing it.
  • intransitive v. To gather together again, especially in a different place: The sightseerers reassembled at the bus station.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. assemble again

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To assemble again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To assemble or bring together again; gather anew.
  • To assemble or meet together again.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. assemble once again, after taking something apart


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