Assemble and Build


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Assemble verb – To form by putting together parts or materials.
Usage example: it took a lot more time to assemble the model train set than the box said it would

Build is a synonym for assemble in make topic. In some cases you can use "Build" instead a verb "Assemble", when it comes to topics like process, construct, put together.
Nearby Words: assembly, assemblage, assembled, assembling, assembler
Synonyms for Assemble


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Build verb – To form by putting together parts or materials.
Usage example: he spent hours building a model airplane from a kit

Assemble is a synonym for build in make topic. You can use "Assemble" instead a verb "Build", if it concerns topics such as construct, process, put together, construct structure.
Nearby Words: built, building, buildup, builder
Synonyms for Build

Common collocations

device assemble device build device
deck assemble deck build deck
devices assemble devices build devices
body assemble body build body
Other nouns: base, army, house, bomb, characters, machine, suit, tower, weapon, version, ship, robot, armor, gun, units, weapons, machines, robots.

Both words in one sentence

  • Web Animation / Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse Dolphins, Dolphins Everywhere: "Accidentallly on Porpoise." Doom It Yourself: Ken's attempt to assemble Chelsea's bike himself fails spectacularly enough that he manages to accidentally build a tennis ball-firing robot out of the parts instead.
  • Final Battle The Silmarillion is full of this, Nírnaeth Arnoediad (though not final, both sides build up for a confrontation and the good guys gets wiped to never assemble a credible threat against Morgoth again while Beleriand becomes as dark and edgy as something out of the Norse mythology Tolkien so liked).
    Source: Final Battle
  • Godzilla Threshold The Avengers reveals that Nick Fury's idea to assemble a Dysfunction Junction of superpowered loose cannons is the backup plan, behind using Applied Phlebotinum to build WMDs and, later on, firing nukes at major populations centres while they're still majorly populated.
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