To liken to compare
- to meet up with or bond as several people to convene to congregate
- to gather into one spot or body to carry or call collectively to convene to congregate
- get folks collectively
- collect in one single destination
- make by putting components or people together
- to get into one destination or human body; to create or call together; to convene; to congregate.
- to meet up or bond, as numerous people; to convene; to congregate.
- To liken; examine.
very early 14c., transitive and intransitive, from Old French assembler "come together, join, unite; collect" (11c.), from Latin assimulare "which will make love, liken, compare; copy, copy; feign, pretend," later on "to assemble collectively," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + simulare "in order to make want" (see simulation). In Middle English and in Old French it also had been a euphemism for "to couple sexually." Indicating "to put parts collectively" in manufacturing is from 1852. Relevant: put together; assembling. Assemble collectively is redundant.
A jump from one foot, landing on both feet. (sport: Rhythmic Gymnastics)
(v. t.) To get into one destination or body; to carry or phone collectively; to convene; to congregate.
- (v. i.) to satisfy or bond, as a number of individuals; to convene; to congregate.
- (v. i.) To liken; examine.
The estates could only assemble when summoned by him; he could dismiss them whenever he thought fit; and their deliberations were to be confined exclusively to the propositions which he might think fit to lay before them.