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[ ree-awr-guh-nahyz ]

verb (used with or without object)

, re·or·gan·ized, re·or·gan·iz·ing.
  1. to organize again.


/ riːˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz /


  1. to change the way (something) is organized
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  • re·organ·izer noun
  • unre·organ·ized adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of reorganize1

First recorded in 1675–85; re- + organize
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Example Sentences

He’ll reorganize the Mar-a-Lago staff under new designations.

What’s more, the entire health care system has reorganized itself around the ACA, which means that nearly everyone in the country could feel the impact if the law were struck down.

NBCUniversal and WarnerMedia have already begun laying off thousands of employees this year while reorganizing their businesses around streaming.

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Instead, they are reorganizing in ways that will remove the barriers as they shift their businesses to streaming, but not so abruptly as to overburden their streaming properties with the full weight of their businesses.

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Goldman, for its part, has also been quietly reorganizing its digital assets and cryptocurrency team.

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She can reorganize her own molecules, make computers with her brain, talk to dinosaurs.

Before he could implement the new strategies, McCarthy had to reorganize the department itself.

The plan for American Airlines was to reorganize, not to liquidate, as many failed companies do.

And newspapers in Los Angeles, Chicago, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, and New Haven scramble to reorganize in bankruptcy.

It took Lawrence some little time to reorganize his troop, and to fill the places of those who fell in the fight with Red Jerry.

With exceeding reluctance I am obliged to give them time to rest and reorganize their troops.

To reorganize will take several weeks; but we have to try and act within two or three days.

At least, it is certain that no attempt was ever made to reorganize that battery—it was literally wiped out then and there.

I at once began to reorganize things in Liverpool, and to develop our business.


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