Assemble and Disassemble


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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

Disassemble is an antonym for assemble in put together topic.
Nearby Words: assembly, assemblage, assembled, assembling, assembler
Antonyms for Assemble


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Disassemble verb – To take apart.
Usage example: they had to disassemble the television set in order to replace the wiring

Assemble is an antonym for disassemble.
Nearby Words: disassembly, disassembling, disassembler
Antonyms for Disassemble
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Common collocations

body assemble body disassemble body
parts assemble parts disassemble parts
house assemble house disassemble house
way assemble way disassemble way
Other nouns: code, machine, suit, weapon, items, armor, gun, weapons, machines, landscapes, robots.

Both words in one sentence

  • Other 'uses' are to read things, assemble or disassemble charm bracelets, open cases, and cash cheques.
    Source: Use Item
  • Gun Stripping In GURPS: High-Tech the perk "Armorer's Gift" lets the character assemble or disassemble a gun in record time without even thinking.
    Source: Gun Stripping
  • Also when filming The Dirty Dozen: Lee Marvin proceeded to disassemble and assemble his gun without the gun master help - Marvin had served as a Marine in the Pacific War.
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