What does organize mean?

Definitions for organize
ˈɔr gəˌnaɪzor·ga·nize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. form, organize, organise(verb)

    create (as an entity)

    "social groups form everywhere"; "They formed a company"

  2. organize, organise(verb)

    cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea

  3. mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, organise, orchestrate(verb)

    plan and direct (a complex undertaking)

    "he masterminded the robbery"

  4. organize, organise, coordinate(verb)

    bring order and organization to

    "Can you help me organize my files?"

  5. organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate(verb)

    arrange by systematic planning and united effort

    "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"

  6. unionize, unionise, organize, organise(verb)

    form or join a union

    "The auto workers decided to unionize"

Wiktionary

  1. organize(Verb)

    To arrange in working order.

    Etymology: From organizare (compare Medieval Latin organizare), from organum; see organ.

  2. organize(Verb)

    To constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize.

    Etymology: From organizare (compare Medieval Latin organizare), from organum; see organ.

  3. organize(Verb)

    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; u2014 in this sense used chiefly in the past participle.

    Etymology: From organizare (compare Medieval Latin organizare), from organum; see organ.

  4. organize(Verb)

    To sing in parts; as, to organize an anthem.

    Etymology: From organizare (compare Medieval Latin organizare), from organum; see organ.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. organize

    To arrange or constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; as, to organize an army, etc.

Editors Contribution

  1. organize

    To create in a structured and systematic way.

    They did organize their wedding very easily as they are both organized.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 1, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'organize' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3627

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'organize' in Verbs Frequency: #522

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How to say organize in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of organize in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of organize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of organize in a Sentence

  1. Franklin Bynum:

    If I have money, I will give Democratic Socialist money because I ca n’t organize a get-out-the-vote campaign by Franklin Bynum, but I am focused more on building a movement than I am on helping Democrats get elected. My priority is reaching people who are n’t being spoken to at all.

  2. Vassilis Koliatsos:

    And because of the way vasculature is organized in the brain, most of this damage happens in the front of the brain - what we call the frontal lobes. And that's very important because this is the site, the center, of the executive functions of the brain. Functions that allow you to put your life together, organize, plan ahead, understand abstract. And you can imagine this can make your life difficult.

  3. Former Vice President Joe Biden:

    When we got elected the president turned to me with the entire security apparatus and said, Joe, I want you to organize getting 156,000 troops out of Iraq, i did that. I did that.

  4. Frederick Bastiat:

    It must be admitted that the tendency of the human race toward liberty is largely thwarted, especially in France. This is greatly due to a fatal desire -- learned from the teachings of antiquity -- that our writers on public affairs have in common: They desire to set themselves above mankind in order to arrange, organize, and regulate it according to their fancy.

  5. President Raimonds Vejonis:

    From a European point of view we need to organize good border control, but at the same time find the mechanisms for helping Turkey manage the 2 million or more people who have already arrived from Syria.

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