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organize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of organize

  1. 1 to put into a particular arrangement carefully organized the hotel's silverware by pattern Synonyms of organize arrange, array, classify, codify, dispose, draw up, lay out, marshal (also marshall), order, range, systematizeWords Related to organize groom, make up, spruce (up), straighten (up), tidy (up); unscramble; align (also aline), cue, line, line up, queue; alphabetize, file, hierarchize, prioritize, sequence; emplace, place, set; display, map (out), set outAntonyms of organize derange, disarrange, disarray, disorder, mess (up), muss (up), rumple, upset

  2. 2 to work out the details of (something) in advance started organizing the anniversary party months in advance Synonyms of organize arrange, blueprint, budget, calculate, chart, choreograph, design, frame, lay out, map (out), plan, prepare, project, scheme (out), shape, strategize (about)Words Related to organize conspire, contrive, devise, intrigue, machinate, plot, put up; concert, get up; draft, outline, sketch; aim, figure, have on, intend, mean; contemplate, meditate, premeditate

Synonym Discussion of organize

order, arrange, marshal, organize, systematize, methodize mean to put persons or things into their proper places in relation to each other. order suggests a straightening out so as to eliminate confusion.
    • ordered her business affairs
arrange implies a setting in sequence, relationship, or adjustment.
    • arranged the files numerically
marshal suggests gathering and arranging in preparation for a particular operation or effective use.
    • marshaling the facts for argument
organize implies arranging so that the whole aggregate works as a unit with each element having a proper function.
    • organized the volunteers into teams
systematize implies arranging according to a predetermined scheme.
    • systematized billing procedures
methodize suggests imposing an orderly procedure rather than a fixed scheme.
    • methodizes every aspect of daily living

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