Or·gan·ize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Organized p. pr. & vb. n. Organizing ]
1. Biol. 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.
These nobler faculties of the mind, matter organized could never produce. --Ray.
2. 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.
This original and supreme will organizes the government. --Cranch.
3. Mus. To sing in parts; as, to organize an anthem. [R.]