- 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 organisation
The UN's Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), has had some kind words for him as well.For Bashar Al-Assad, Crossing Obama's Red Line Was a Win-Win
November 22, 2013
The organisation claimed she had lost an estimated 100 birds over the last decade.PETA Calls On Queen To Abandon Pigeon Racing
April 2, 2013
The royal brothers have written to the Terrence Higgins Trust, praising the organisation for supporting people with the virus.Prince William and Prince Harry Boost Princess Diana's HIV Charity
November 29, 2012
The Duke, who is patron of the Trust's 50th anniversary, paid tribute to the organisation, which he said "inspires" him.Prince William Face-to-Face With Cake Version of Royal Wedding
October 18, 2012
Mr McGuinness has said on several occasions that he was a member of the IRA, but claims he left the organisation in 1974.Former IRA Man Says he Would Welcome Cameras For QE2 Handshake Tomorrow
June 26, 2012
So long as we feel unable to improve on this organisation we shall have these inequalities.The Conquest of Fear
English cooking is inferior to French cooking: English organisation is inferior to German organisation.The Foolish Lovers
St. John G. Ervine
Through me, the Organisation now formally both forgets and forgives.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
But this organisation was not nearly so difficult as it appears to be at first sight.
War is their peculiar business--their organisation and habits of life all have reference to war.
- 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 organisation
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.