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organize

[ awr-guh-nahyz ]
/ 藞蓴r g蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), or路gan路ized, or路gan路iz路ing.
verb (used without object), or路gan路ized, or路gan路iz路ing.
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Also especially British, or路gan路ise .

Origin of organize

1375鈥1425; late Middle English <Medieval Latin organiz膩re to contrive, arrange, equivalent to organ(um) organ + -iz膩re -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for organize

organize

organise

/ (藞蓴藧伞蓹藢na瑟z) /

verb
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

C15: from Medieval Latin organizare, from Latin organum organ
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for organize

organize
[ 么rg蓹-n墨z鈥 ]

v.
To put together into an orderly, functional, structured whole.
To arrange in a coherent form.
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