reorganize

verb re·or·ga·nize \ (ˌ)rē-ˈȯr-gə-ˌnīz \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of reorganize

transitive verb
: to organize again or anew
intransitive verb
: to reorganize something

reorganizer

noun

Examples of reorganize in a Sentence

  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.

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First Known Use of reorganize

circa 1686


REORGANIZE Defined for English Language Learners

reorganize

verb

Definition of reorganize for English Language Learners

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


REORGANIZE Defined for Kids

reorganize

verb re·or·ga·nize \ ˌrē-ˈȯr-gə-ˌnīz \

Definition of reorganize for Students

reorganized; reorganizing
: to organize differently
  • She needs to reorganize her closet.

Law Dictionary

reorganize

verb re·or·ga·nize \ ˌrē-ˈȯr-gə-ˌnīz \

legal Definition of reorganize

reorganized; reorganizing
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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