or·ga·nize /ˈɔrgəˌnaɪz/ 動詞
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.]
v 1: create (as an entity); "social groups form everywhere";
"They formed a company" [syn: form, organise]
2: cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to
some principle or idea [syn: organise] [ant: disorganize,
3: plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded
the robbery" [syn: mastermind, engineer, direct, organise,
4: bring order and organization to; "Can you help me organize
my files?" [syn: organise, coordinate]
5: arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate
a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over
the director's office" [syn: organise, prepare, devise,
get up, machinate]
6: form or join a union; "The autoworkers decided to unionize"
[syn: unionize, unionise, organise]