reorganize

verb
re·​or·​ga·​nize | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈȯr-gə-ˌnīz How to pronounce reorganize (audio) \
reorganized; reorganizing; reorganizes

Definition of reorganize

transitive verb

: to organize again or anew

intransitive verb

: to reorganize something

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Other Words from reorganize

reorganizer noun

Examples of reorganize in a Sentence

The staff is still reorganizing the files according to the new system. The company was reorganized after it went bankrupt. The company is reorganizing as a corporation. The club had to reorganize when most of its members moved away.
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Recent Examples on the Web Fred may reorganize over Gulf Drenching Cuba with rainfall, Fred had sustained winds of 35 mph, according to a Saturday morning update from the NHC. Aya Elamroussi, CNN, 14 Aug. 2021 Paul Reynaud, the Prime Minister, had plenty of room to fall back and reorganize, as the French had done successfully in the Great War. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 12 Aug. 2021 In the wake of the pandemic, Aurora officials are looking at changes at City Hall designed to expand and reorganize the city government. Steve Lord, chicagotribune.com, 9 July 2021 Prosecutors also showed an email from 2017, after Mills tried to reorganize the staffing in the jail. Cory Shaffer, cleveland, 3 Sep. 2021 For example, in the early 1990s, voters in three South Bay cities — Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach — approved an effort to reorganize. Justin Ray, Los Angeles Times, 1 Sep. 2021 While Al Qaeda has a diminished presence in the country, the security vacuum left by the withdrawal of U.S. military forces could create an opening for it and other terrorist groups to reorganize, the officials say. Saphora Smith, NBC News, 18 Aug. 2021 As the remnants of the system try to reorganize, a watch was issued for parts of the northern Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center said Sunday morning. Tiffini Theisen, orlandosentinel.com, 15 Aug. 2021 The three Time-Keepers then emerged to reorganize the multiverse into one timeline, which is known as the Sacred Timeline. Jacob Siegal, BGR, 9 June 2021

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First Known Use of reorganize

circa 1686, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of reorganize was circa 1686

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19 Sep 2021

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“Reorganize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reorganize. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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More Definitions for reorganize

reorganize

verb

English Language Learners Definition of reorganize

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

reorganize

verb
re·​or·​ga·​nize | \ ˌrē-ˈȯr-gə-ˌnīz How to pronounce reorganize (audio) \
reorganized; reorganizing

Kids Definition of reorganize

: to organize differently She needs to reorganize her closet.

reorganize

verb
re·​or·​ga·​nize | \ ˌrē-ˈȯr-gə-ˌnīz How to pronounce reorganize (audio) \
reorganized; reorganizing

Legal Definition of reorganize

transitive verb

: to rearrange the plan or structure of : organize again or anew specifically : to cause (a business) to undergo a reorganization

intransitive verb

: to reorganize something

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