Specifically, you can assemble an Assembly Language program, meaning that you feed the source code through an Assembler to receive an executable file. The opposite process is called to disassemble.

When spelled assemblé it is pronounced ah-sahn-BLAY and means assemble or join together in French.

In Ballet assemblé means to leap from one foot onto both feet.

As*sem"ble (&?;), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assembled (&?;); p. pr. & vb. n. Assembling (&?;).] [F. assembler, fr. LL. assimulare to bring together to collect; L. ad + simul together; akin to similis like, Gr. &?; at the same time, and E. same. Cf. Assimilate, Same.]

To collect into one place or body; to bring or call together; to convene; to congregate.

Thither he assembled all his train.

All the men of Israel assembled themselves.
1 Kings viii. 2.


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As*sem"ble, v. i.

To meet or come together, as a number of individuals; to convene; to congregate. Dryden.

The Parliament assembled in November.
W. Massey.


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As*sem"ble, v. i.

To liken; to compare. [Obs.]

Bribes may be assembled to pitch.


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As*sem"ble, v. t.

To collect and put together the parts of; as, to assemble a bicycle, watch, gun, or other manufactured article.


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