reorganize

[ ree-awr-guh-nahyz ]
/ riˈɔr gəˌnaɪz /

verb (used with or without object), re·or·gan·ized, re·or·gan·iz·ing.

to organize again.

Nearby words

  1. reopen,
  2. reopener,
  3. reorder,
  4. reordination,
  5. reorganization,
  6. reorient,
  7. reorientation,
  8. reoviridae,
  9. reovirus,
  10. rep

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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British Dictionary definitions for reorganize

reorganize

reorganise

/ (riːˈɔːɡəˌnaɪz) /

verb (tr)

to change the way (something) is organized
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Word Origin and History for reorganize

reorganize

v.

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

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