Definition of organize
2 : to form into a coherent unity or functioning whole : integrate <trying to organize her thoughts>
3a : to set up an administrative structure for <organize a company to manufacture his invention>b : to persuade to associate in an organization; especially : unionize <organize the white-collar workers>
4 : to arrange by systematic planning and united effort <organize a tour of the campus for the new students>
1 : to undergo physical or organic organization <a clot organized in the femoral vein>
2 : to arrange elements into a whole of interdependent parts <began organizing for a victory celebration>
3 : to form an organization; specifically : to form or persuade workers to join a union <workers had the right to organize>
organizableplay \ˌȯr-gə-ˈnī-zə-bəl\ adjective
Examples of organize in a sentence
They hired a professional to help organize their wedding.
We are organizing a fund-raiser.
His office is a mess. He needs someone to help him organize his work.
I spent some time organizing my closet last weekend.
You need to learn to organize better.
She organized people to work for social justice.
The players were organized into separate teams.
He encouraged them to organize for social justice.
The company has tried to prevent the workers from organizing.
First Known Use of organize
Synonym Discussion of organize
ORGANIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of organize for English Language Learners
: to arrange and plan (an event or activity)
: to arrange or order things so that they can be found or used easily and quickly : to put things into a particular arrangement or order
: to gather (people) into a group that will work on something together
ORGANIZE Defined for Kids
Definition of organize for Students
1 : to arrange by effort and planning <My teacher organized a field trip.>
2 : to put in a certain order <The computer organized the documents by date.>
3 : to make separate parts into one united whole <The players were organized into teams.>
Medical Definition of organize
Legal Definition of organize
1 a : to set up an administrative structure for b : to persuade to associate in an organization (as a union)
2 : to arrange by systematic planning and united effort <organize a strike>
: to form an organization; especially : to form or persuade workers to join a union
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