See also: organise

English

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Etymology

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From Middle English organizen, organysen, partly from Middle French organiser and partly from its etymon, Medieval Latin organizō,[1][2] from Latin organum (organ); see organ.

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Verb

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organize (third-person singular simple present organizes, present participle organizing, simple past and past participle organized)

  1. (transitive) To arrange in working order.
  2. (transitive) To constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize.
  3. (transitive, chiefly used in the past participle) To furnish with organs; to give an organic structure to; to endow with capacity for the functions of life
    an organized being
    organized matter
    • 1691, John Ray, The Wisdom of God Manifested in the Works of the Creation. [], London: [] Samuel Smith, [], →OCLC:
      These nobler faculties in the mind of man, [] matter organized could never produce.
  4. (transitive, music) To sing in parts.
    to organize an anthem
    • 1828, Thomas Busby, A Complete Dictionary of Music:
      Formerly , those Catholic priests who sung in parts : so to sing , was to organize
  5. (transitive, intransitive) 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

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References

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  1. ^ organīsen, v.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.
  2. ^ organize, v.”, in OED Online  , Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.

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Verb

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organize

  1. inflection of organizar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Turkish

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French organisé, past participle of organiser.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /oɾ.ɡa.niˈze/
  • Hyphenation: or‧ga‧ni‧ze

Adjective

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organize

  1. organized

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Noun

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organize (definite accusative organizeyi, plural organizeler)

  1. organizing; uniting
  2. arranging properly
  3. organization

Declension

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Inflection
Nominative organize
Definite accusative organizeyi
Singular Plural
Nominative organize organizeler
Definite accusative organizeyi organizeleri
Dative organizeye organizelere
Locative organizede organizelerde
Ablative organizeden organizelerden
Genitive organizenin organizelerin
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular organizeyim organizelerim
2nd singular organizesin organizelersin
3rd singular organize
organizedir
organizeler
organizelerdir
1st plural organizeyiz organizeleriz
2nd plural organizesiniz organizelersiniz
3rd plural organizeler organizelerdir

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