Assemble and Gather


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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

Gather is a synonym for assemble in collect topic. In some cases you can use "Gather" instead a verb "Assemble", when it comes to topics like bring together, congregate, meet, order. popular alternative
Nearby Words: assembly, assemblage, assembled, assembling, assembler
Synonyms for Assemble


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Gather verb – To bring together in one body or place.
Usage example: let's gather the students and have them line up on the playground before going in from recess

Assemble is a synonym for gather in collect topic. You can use "Assemble" instead a verb "Gather", if it concerns topics such as congregate, meet, order, group. popular alternative
Nearby Words: gathering, gathered, gatherer
Synonyms for Gather

Common collocations

party assemble party gather party
people assemble people gather people
group assemble group gather group
men assemble men gather men
Other nouns: bunch, set, crew, team, material, parts, rest, army, characters, items, ammunition, elements, materials, pieces, weapons, ingredients, clues, armies, warriors, coupons.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Batman: Arkham Asylum He has to gather or assemble the rest of his gadgets as the game progresses.
  • Cosmic Keystone The 1978-1979 series of Doctor Who revolved around the Doctor's needing to gather and assemble the pieces of "The Key to Time", scattered across space and time, before an evil power could get its hands on it.
  • Then the wiki would gather all the relational elements of the article and assemble them.
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