An organization or organisation is an entity comprising multiple people, such as an institution or an association, that has a collective goal and is linked to an external environment.
The word is derived from the Greek word organon, which means "organ".
To arrange in working order.
To constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize.
To furnish with organs; to give an organic structure to; to endow with capacity for the functions of life
"an organized being"
To sing in parts.
"to organize an anthem"
To band together into a group or union that can bargain and act collectively; to unionize.
"the workers decided to organize; their next task was to organize the workers at the steel mill"
The quality of being organized.
"This painting shows little organization at first glance, but little by little the structure becomes clear."
The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.
"The organization of the book is as follows."
A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.
"In response to the crisis, the nations in the region formed an organization."
"If you want to be part of this organization, you have to follow its rules."
A group of people consciously cooperating.
"Over time, the spontaneous movement had become an organization."
A major league club and all its farm teams.
"He's been in the Dodgers' organization since 2003."
arrange systematically; order
"organize lessons in a planned way"
coordinate the activities of (a person or group) efficiently
"she was unsuited to anything where she had to organize herself"
form (a number of people) into a trade union or other political group
"we all believed in the need to organize women"
arrange or form into a living being or tissue
"the soul doth organize the body"
make arrangements or preparations for (an event or activity)
"social programmes are organized by the school"
take responsibility for providing or arranging
"Julie organized food and drink for the band"
To furnish with organs; to give an organic structure to; to endow with capacity for the functions of life; as, an organized being; organized matter; - in this sense used chiefly in the past participle.
To arrange or constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize; to get into working order; - applied to products of the human intellect, or to human institutions and undertakings, as a science, a government, an army, a war, etc.
To sing in parts; as, to organize an anthem.
The act of organizing; the act of arranging in a systematic way for use or action; as, the organization of an army, or of a deliberative body.
The state of being organized.
That which is organized; an organized existence; an organism
A group of persons associated together for a common purpose and having a set of rules which specify the relations of the individual members to the whole gorup.
The manner in which something is organized; the relations included in an organized state or condition; as, the organization of the department permits ad hoc groups to form.
create (as an entity);
"social groups form everywhere"
"They formed a company"
cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
plan and direct (a complex undertaking);
"he masterminded the robbery"
bring order and organization to;
"Can you help me organize my files?"
arrange by systematic planning and united effort;
"machinate a plot"
"organize a strike"
"devise a plan to take over the director's office"
form or join a union;
"The autoworkers decided to unionize"
a group of people who work together
an organized structure for arranging or classifying;
"he changed the arrangement of the topics"
"the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"
"he tried to understand their system of classification"
the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something;
"he claims that the present administration is corrupt"
"the governance of an association is responsible to its members"
"he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
the act of forming something;
"the constitution of a PTA group last year"
"it was the establishment of his reputation"
"he still remembers the organization of the club"
the act of organizing a business or business-related activity;
"he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically;
"his organization of the work force was very efficient"
an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized;
"his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"
"we can't do it unless we establish some system around here"