- a person who organizes, especially one who forms and organizes a group.
- a person whse job is to enlist employees into membership in a union.
- a person who organizes or schedules work: You would get this job done sooner if you were a better organizer.
- a multiple folder or, sometimes, a notebook in which correspondence, papers, etc., are sorted by subject, date, or otherwise, for systematic handling.
- Embryology. any part of an embryo that stimulates the development and differentiation of another part.
Origin of organizer
1840–50; organize + -er1
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Examples from the Web for organizer
“She understands that she is part of this movement, and that she is helping to lead it,” said one organizer.
“He is ‘an independent socialist,’” said one organizer supportive of Warren.
He started working at age 11 in the onion fields of Colorado, rising to become an organizer with Caesar Chavez.How America Started The Border Crisis
July 25, 2014
The self-described “Pocket Gaysian” seems to be the only Hookies organizer who manages to stay on point.And The Escort of The Year Is… Backstage at The Sex Oscars
March 24, 2014
McAuliffe also put together a far more effective ground operation than Cuccinelli, led by veteran Democratic organizer Robby Mook.Ken Cuccinelli Loses Narrowly to Terry McAuliffe for Virginia Governor
November 6, 2013
Petty was a most indefatigable contriver, inventor, and organizer of industry.Self-Help
London has been waiting for an organizer—a leader—for a hundred years.The Market-Place
The "organizer of victory" had before him a clear field and no favour.William Pitt and the Great War
John Holland Rose
Francis was a dreamer and enthusiast, not a politician or organizer at all.Folkways
William Graham Sumner
The former, we may say, deals with man as an organism, the latter with him as an organizer.Progress and History
- a person who organizes or is capable of organizing
- a container with a number of compartments for storagehanging organizers to keep your clothes smart
- embryol any part of an embryo or any substance produced by it that induces specialization of undifferentiated cells
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Word Origin and History for organizer
1849, agent noun from organize.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- One that organizes.
- A group of cells that induces differentiation of cells in the embryo and controls the growth and development of adjacent parts through the action of an evocator.inductor
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