- 1 [transitive] organize something to arrange for something to happen or to be provided to organize a meeting/party/trip I'll invite people if you can organize food and drinks.
- 2 [transitive] organize something to arrange something or the parts of something into a particular order or structure Modern computers can organize large amounts of data very quickly. You should try and organize your time better. We do not fully understand how the brain is organized.
- 3[transitive] organize yourself/somebody to plan your/somebody’s work and activities in an efficient way I'm sure you don't need me to organize you.
- 4[transitive, intransitive] organize (somebody/yourself) (into something) to form a group of people with a shared aim, especially a union or political party the right of workers to organize themselves into unions see also disorganized Word Origin late Middle English: from medieval Latin organizare, from Latin organum
(British English also -ise) verbjump to other results
BrE BrE//ˈɔːɡənaɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrɡənaɪz//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they organize
BrE BrE//ˈɔːɡənaɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrɡənaɪz//he / she / it organizes
BrE BrE//ˈɔːɡənaɪzɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrɡənaɪzɪz//past simple organized
BrE BrE//ˈɔːɡənaɪzd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrɡənaɪzd//past participle organized
BrE BrE//ˈɔːɡənaɪzd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrɡənaɪzd//-ing form organizing
BrE BrE//ˈɔːɡənaɪzɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːrɡənaɪzɪŋ//