Assemble and Disperse


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Assemble verb – To come together into one body or place.
Usage example: the graduates were told to assemble in the cafeteria an hour before the ceremony

Disperse is an antonym for assemble in topics: gather, congregate, put together.
Nearby Words: assembly, assemblage, assembled, assembling, assembler
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Disperse verb – To cause (members of a group) to move widely apart.
Usage example: the family of the missing woman dispersed searchers to all corners of the national park

Assemble is an antonym for disperse in topics: break up, distribute.
Nearby Words: dispersal, dispersion, dispersing, dispersive
Antonyms for Disperse
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Common collocations

force assemble force disperse force
people assemble people disperse people
body assemble body disperse body
group assemble group disperse group
Other nouns: demonstration, version, weapons.
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