reorganize

[ree-awr-guh-nahyz]
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Also especially British, re·or·gan·ise.

Origin of reorganize

First recorded in 1675–85; re- + organize
Related formsre·or·gan·iz·er, nounun·re·or·gan·ized, adjective
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Related Words for reorganize

reconstruct, revamp, reshuffle, restructure, reorient

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British Dictionary definitions for reorganize

reorganize

reorganise

verb (tr)
  1. to change the way (something) is organized
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Word Origin and History for reorganize
v.

also re-organize, 1680s, from re- "again" + organize (v.). Related: Reorganized; reorganizing.

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