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organization

 
Noun organization has 7 senses
  1. organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
    --1 is a kind of social group
    --1 has members: quorum; membership, rank
    --1 has particulars:
     affiliate; nongovernmental organization, NGO; Orange Order, Association of Orangemen; Tammany Hall, Tammany Society, Tammany; fiefdom; line of defense, line of defence; line organization, line organisation; association; polity; quango, quasi-NGO; institution, establishment; enterprise; defense, defence, defense force, defence force; establishment; fire brigade, fire company; company, troupe; unit, social unit; Peace Corps; force, personnel; union, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhood; musical organization, musical organisation, musical group; party, political party; machine, political machine; machine; professional organization, professional organisation; alliance, coalition, alignment, alinement; federation; hierarchy, power structure, pecking order; deputation, commission, delegation, delegacy, mission; Girl Scouts; blue; gray, grey; host; pool
    Derived forms: verb organize6, verb organize1, verb organize5
  2. arrangement, organization, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"
    --2 is a kind of structure
    --2 has particulars:
     classification system; contrivance; coordinate system, frame of reference, reference system, reference frame; data structure; design, plan; distribution, statistical distribution; genetic map; lattice; living arrangement; calendar
    Derived form: verb organize4
  3. administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation - the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
    --3 is a kind of body
    --3 is a part of government, authorities, regime
    --3 has parts: hierarchy, power structure, pecking order
    --3 has members: advisory board, planning board
    --3 has particulars:
     Curia; top brass; executive; judiciary, bench; county council; government officials, officialdom; management
    Derived forms: verb organize1, verb organize2, verb organize3, verb organize4
  4. constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation - the act of forming something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"
    --4 is a kind of beginning, start, commencement
    --4 has particulars:
     unionization, unionisation; collectivization, collectivisation; communization, communisation; federation; colonization, colonisation, settlement
    Derived forms: verb organize6, verb organize1, verb organize2, verb organize5, verb organize4
  5. organization, organisation - the act of organizing a business or business-related activity; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
    --5 is a kind of administration, disposal
    --5 has particulars:
     rationalization, rationalisation; reorganization, reorganisation, shake-up, shakeup; self-organization, self-organisation; syndication
    Derived forms: verb organize1, verb organize2, verb organize5, verb organize3, verb organize4
  6. organization, organisation - the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient"
    --6 is a kind of activity
    --6 has particulars:
     randomization, randomisation; systematization, systematisation, rationalization, rationalisation; order, ordering; listing, itemization, itemisation; territorialization, territorialisation
    Derived forms: verb organize2, verb organize3, verb organize4
  7. organization, organisation, system - an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized; "his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"; "we can't do it unless we establish some system around here"
    --7 is a kind of orderliness, methodicalness
    Derived form: verb organize4
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