What does organization mean?

Definitions for organization
ˌɔr gə nəˈzeɪ ʃənor·ga·ni·za·tion

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word organization.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. organization, organisationnoun

    a group of people who work together

  2. arrangement, organization, organisation, systemnoun

    an organized structure for arranging or classifying

    "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"

  3. administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationnoun

    the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something

    "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"

  4. organization, organisationnoun

    the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business

    "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"

  5. organization, organisation, systemnoun

    an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized

    "his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"; "we can't do it unless we establish some system around here"

  6. organization, organisationnoun

    the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically

    "his organization of the work force was very efficient"

  7. constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisationnoun

    the act of forming or establishing something

    "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"

GCIDE

  1. Organizationnoun

    Specifically: A group of persons associated together for a common purpose and having a set of rules which specify the relations of the individual members to the whole gorup.

  2. Organizationnoun

    The manner in which something is organized; the relations included in an organized state or condition; as, the organization of the department permits ad hoc groups to form.

Wiktionary

  1. organizationnoun

    The quality of being organized.

    This painting shows little organization at first glance, but little by little the structure becomes clear.

  2. organizationnoun

    The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.

    The organization of the book is as follows.

  3. organizationnoun

    A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.

  4. organizationnoun

    A group of people consciously cooperating.

    Over time, the spontaneous movement had become an organization.

  5. organizationnoun

    A major league club and all its farm teams.

    He's been in the Dodgers' organization since 2003.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Organizationnoun

    Construction in which the parts are so disposed as to be subservient to each other.

    Etymology: from organize.

    Every man’s senses differ as much from others in their figure, colour, site, and infinite other peculiarities in the organization, as any one man’s can from itself, through divers accidental variations. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps. c. xxvi.

    That being then one plant, which has such an organization of parts in one coherent body, partaking of one common life, it continues to be the same plant, though that life be communicated to new particles of matter, in a like continued organization. John Locke.

Wikipedia

  1. Organization

    An organization, or organisation (Commonwealth English; see spelling differences), is an entity – such as a company, an institution, or an association – comprising one or more people and having a particular purpose. The word is derived from the Greek word organon, which means tool or instrument, musical instrument, and organ.

ChatGPT

  1. organization

    Organization refers to the process of arranging and structuring individuals, resources, and activities to achieve common goals or objectives. It involves establishing a formal structure, defining roles and responsibilities, coordinating efforts, and utilizing resources efficiently to accomplish tasks effectively. An organization can be any entity, such as a business, non-profit, government agency, or a community group, that operates with a purpose and functions with a systematic approach to achieve desired outcomes.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. organization

    The act of assigning and putting troops into such uniform state of discipline as may fit them to co-operate on any service. Organization may be said to be begun by grouping those combatants who have the same mode of action. These groups are known as “arms of service.” An arm of service may be defined to be “a union of combatants having the same mode of action.” There are four of these arms in modern armies, viz.: Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, and Engineers. These four arms form the principal part of a mobilized army, and as they or their representatives are always formed into a line of battle to resist the attack of an enemy, or to make an attack, they are generally known as the “line of the army” or “troops of the line,” to distinguish them from other bodies of men who form parts of an army. These arms are subdivided into fractions for the purpose of instruction and of supply. The unit for instruction and the unit for supply may be the same or different. The unit of supply, as a general rule, is constant, and is also usually the unit of instruction in discipline. The unit of instruction in tactics will depend upon circumstances, and upon the kind of movements the commander desires to make. The common unit for the four arms, for supplying the men’s wants and for instruction in discipline, is the “company.” This unit receives, at other times, other names, depending upon circumstances. For instance, a battery of artillery is the same as company; the term squadron of cavalry frequently means a company, etc.

Editors Contribution

  1. organization

    A group of people who create, play or work together.

    Many entities can constitute an organization.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 25, 2020  


  2. organization

    A group of united people who work together with a perfect, accurate, simple and specific budget, goals, legislation, objectives, plans, processes, procedures, rules, strategies, structures, systems, treaties, vision, identical equal pay, sense of solidarity and cohesion. This group employs a moderate amount of employees. All profit earned is used to reinvest in the business where just and fair or contribute to the teams chosen local, regional, national, european or international SDG.

    The organizational goals are accurate, crystal clear and simple.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 7, 2020  


  3. organization

    The act and process of to organize.

    The organization of our lives and time is a valued ability.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 9, 2020  


  4. organization

    The activity of providing commodities, goods, products or services.

    To manage an enterprise is a real gift that many chose to do as it gives them the freedom to create according to their sense of ethics and morals.


    Submitted by MaryC on August 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'organization' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1662

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'organization' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1607

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'organization' in Nouns Frequency: #485

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of organization in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of organization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of organization in a Sentence

  1. Gunilla Lindberg:

    The general council was planned first week of April, that is six months from now and we couldn't fill an agenda, it is a lot of organization for a host city, I think we have taken a good decision to go to Qatar in November.

  2. Kyle Kirsch:

    Ultimately the money goes to an organization that’s trying to help people make sure they don’t go through what we’re going through.

  3. Sheriff Mike Boudreaux:

    This assessment was done behind the scenes, basically without ever contacting me as the sheriff or even asking me what I believe the risk to our public safety would be, i could not believe that we had 150,000 fentanyl pills — one of the most dangerous epidemics that is facing our nation today — with people in custody, that we may potentially be able to impact the future of this type of drug trafficking organization and or cartels in California — in my county — and we let them go.

  4. Sunny Gil:

    It is silly - the excuses that they give for postponing the interviews. It is such a big organization and they should be able to help us.

  5. Roman Protasevich:

    I openly admit that I was one of the people who published calls to take to the streets on( August) ninth. As soon as I was presented with the documents and charged, I pleaded guilty immediately, under article 342 of the( Belarusian) Criminal Code, that's the organization of large-scale unsanctioned protests.

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