table of organization

noun phrase

: a table listing the number and duties of personnel and the major items of equipment authorized for a military unit

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of table of organization was circa 1918

Dictionary Entries Near table of organization

Cite this Entry

“Table of organization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/table%20of%20organization. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Challenging Words You Should Know

  • hedgehog reading a book
  • Often used to describe “the march of time,” what does inexorable mean?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ