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or·gan·ize

organize

 
 
pronunciation:
or g naIz
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part of speech: verb
inflections: organizes, organizing, organized
definition 1: to set in order; arrange in an orderly way.
I organized my loose-leaf notes by subject.She organized the books on her shelf by size.
synonyms:
arrange, array, order
antonyms:
disturb
similar words:
classify, coordinate, dispose, establish, form, marshal, range, rank, sort, straighten, tidy
definition 2: to establish or make arrangements for.
The city's bus drivers organized a union.My mother is helping to organize the town festival this year.
synonyms:
arrange, establish, set up
antonyms:
tear down
definition 3: to join together into a group or movement.
The neighborhood organized to clean up the park.
synonyms:
unite
similar words:
ally, associate, collaborate, combine, cooperate, join, team up
derivations: organizable (adj.), organized (adj.)
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