- the act or process of organizing.
- the state or manner of being organized.
- something that is organized.
- organic structure; composition: The organization of this painting is quite remarkable.
- a group of persons organized for some end or work; association: a nonprofit organization.
- the administrative personnel or apparatus of a business.
- the functionaries of a political party along with the offices, committees, etc., that they fill.
- an organism.
- of or relating to an organization.
- Informal. conforming entirely to the standards, rules, or demands of an organization, especially that of one's employer: an organization mentality.
Origin of organization
Examples from the Web for organization
He is a representative of the Free Russia Foundation, an organization which aims to rebuild freedom and democracy in Russia.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015
December 25, 2014
That they got one may owe something to the organization's political connections.NYC’s Garner Protesters vs. Pro-Cop Protesters
December 20, 2014
The organization also offers an internship program for college students seeking work experience in the LGBT community.How You Can Help Make a More LGBT-Friendly World
December 12, 2014
The organization has identified 380 additional cases since 2005.States Slap Pregnant Women With Harsher Jail Sentences
December 12, 2014
As of Wednesday, the organization confirmed, 23 bands were still standing—including Broadsword.White Supremacists on Spotify
December 11, 2014
The Organization might think it had more right than ever to be bitter against us.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
In politics, Mr. Palmer has been a member of the Republican party since its organization.
The first attempt at Methodist organization was somewhere between 1824 and 1827.
Nowhere else was the same completeness of organization possible.The Railroad Question
It was obvious that as an organization, the Science Community must also be wealthy.
- the act of organizing or the state of being organized
- an organized structure or whole
- a business or administrative concern united and constructed for a particular end
- a body of administrative officials, as of a political party, a government department, etc
- order or system; method
Word Origin and History for organization
mid-15c., "act of organizing," from Middle French organisation and directly from Medieval Latin organizationem (nominative organizatio), noun of action from past participle stem of organizare, from Latin organum "instrument, organ" (see organ). Meaning "system, establishment" is from 1873. Organization man is from title of 1956 book by American sociologist William H. Whyte (1917-1999). Related: Organizational.
- The act or process of organizing.
- The state or manner of being organized.
- Something that has been organized or made into an ordered whole.
- Something made up of elements with varied functions that contribute to the whole and to collective functions.
- A structure through which individuals cooperate systematically to conduct business.
- The conversion of coagulated blood, exudate, or dead tissue into fibrous tissue.