verb re·or·ga·nize \(ˌ)rē-ˈr-gə-ˌnīz\

: to organize (something) again or in a different way

Full Definition of REORGANIZE

transitive verb
:  to organize again or anew
intransitive verb
:  to reorganize something
re·or·ga·niz·er noun

Examples of REORGANIZE

  1. The staff is still reorganizing the files according to the new system.
  2. The company was reorganized after it went bankrupt.
  3. The company is reorganizing as a corporation.
  4. The club had to reorganize when most of its members moved away.

First Known Use of REORGANIZE

circa 1686

Rhymes with REORGANIZE

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REORGANIZE Defined for Kids


verb re·or·ga·nize \ˌrē-ˈr-gə-ˌnīz\

Definition of REORGANIZE for Kids

:  to organize differently <She needs to reorganize her closet.>


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