- to form as or into a whole consisting of interdependent or coordinated parts, especially for united action: to organize a committee.
- to systematize: to organize the files of an office.
- to give organic structure or character to: Cells become differentiated and organized into tissues.
- to enlist or attempt to enlist into a labor union: to organize workers.
- to enlist the employees of (a company) into a labor union; unionize: to organize a factory.
- Informal. to put (oneself) in a state of mental competence to perform a task: We can't have any slip-ups, so you'd better get organized.
- to combine in an organized company, party, or the like.
- to form a labor union: Management resisted all efforts to organize.
- to assume organic structure.
Origin of organize
Synonyms for organize
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Historical Examples of organizable
The organizing, organizable Americans had been deleted from the works.The Old World in the New
Edward Alsworth Ross
A better index of progress is the proportion of organized workers to organizable workers.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States
So that in these cases also all the organic or organizable matter was made by plants, and made out of earth and air.The Elements of Botany
- to form (parts or elements of something) into a structured whole; coordinate
- (tr) to arrange methodically or in order
- (tr) to provide with an organic structure
- (tr) to enlist (the workers) of (a factory, concern, or industry) in a trade union
- (intr) to join or form an organization or trade union
- (tr) informal to put (oneself) in an alert and responsible frame of mind
Word Origin for organize
- To put together into an orderly, functional, structured whole.
- To arrange in a coherent form.