organize
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈɔɹɡənaɪz/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɔːɡənaɪz/
Verb

organize (organizes, present participle organizing; past and past participle organized)

  1. (transitive) To arrange in working order.
  2. (transitive) To constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize.
    • This original and supreme will organizes the government.
  3. (transitive, chiefly used in the past participle) To furnish with organs; to give an organic structure to; to endow with capacity for the functions of life
    an organized being
    organized matter
    • These nobler faculties of the mind, matter organized could never produce.
  4. (transitive, music) To sing in parts.
    to organize an anthem
  5. (transitive, intransitive) To band together into a group or union that can bargain and act collectively; to unionize.
    the workers decided to organize; their next task was to organize the workers at the steel mill
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