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Meaning of ORGANIZE

Pronunciation:  'orgu`nIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  bring order and organization to; "Can you help me organize my files?"
  2. [v]  plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"
  3. [v]  arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
  4. [v]  cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
  5. [v]  form or join a union; "The autoworkers decided to unionize"
  6. [v]  create, as of a social group or a company, for example

ORGANIZE is a 8 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: coordinate, devise, direct, engineer, form, get up, machinate, mastermind, orchestrate, organise, organise, organise, organise, prepare, unionise, unionize
 Antonyms: disorganise, disorganize
 See Also: arrange, care, choose up, choreograph, collectivise, collectivize, create, deal, draw up, fall in, get together, handle, initiate, interlock, join, lay, make, manage, mesh, mount, pioneer, plan, put on, rationalise, rationalize, regiment, regroup, reorganise, reorganize, sandwich, set up, set up, shake up, spatchcock, structure, syndicate, territorialise, territorialize



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Or"gan*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Organized}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Organizing}.] [Cf. F. organiser, Gr. ?. See {Organ}.]
1. (Biol.) To furnish with organs; to give an organic
   structure to; to endow with capacity for the functions of
   life; as, an organized being; organized matter; -- in this
   sense used chiefly in the past participle.

         These nobler faculties of the mind, matter organized
         could never produce.                  --Ray.

2. To arrange or constitute in parts, each having a special
   function, act, office, or relation; to systematize; to get
   into working order; -- applied to products of the human
   intellect, or to human institutions and undertakings, as a
   science, a government, an army, a war, etc.

         This original and supreme will organizes the
         government.                           --Cranch.

3. (Mus.) To sing in parts; as, to organize an anthem. [R.]

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