Definitions of organization

  1. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the act of organizing a business or business-related activity; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a group of people who work together Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. The act of organizing; the act of arranging in a systematic way for use or action; as, the organization of an army, or of a deliberative body. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The state of being organized; also, the relations included in such a state or condition. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. That which is organized; an organized existence; an organism Webster Dictionary DB
  11. an arrangement of parts for the performance of the functions necessary to life. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Administration and functional structures for the purpose of collectively systematizing activities for a particular goal. Medical Dictionary DB
  13. The parts of an animal or a plant, acting or working together; any body consisting of parts each of which performs a special duty; as, the educational organisation of the country; a body of persons united for some end or work; as, a church organization; the act of forming a union to work together; as, the organization of a club. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Constitution; an arrangement of distinct but mutually dependent parts; an organism. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  15. Organic arrangement. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  16. The act of organizing: the state of being organized. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. The act of organizing; state of being organized; organic structure; structure. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. A group of persons associated together for a common purpose and having a set of rules which specify the relations of the individual members to the whole gorup. dictgcide_fs
  19. The manner in which something is organized; the relations included in an organized state or condition; as, the organization of the department permits ad hoc groups to form. dictgcide_fs
  20. The manner of structure proper to different beings. It is also employed in the sense of the structure of a part; as, the organization of the heart, &c. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  21. In vbl senses of foll.; also, organized body or system or society. [medieval Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  22. The process of organizing or being organized. American pocket medical dictionary.
  23. Any organism or organized body. American pocket medical dictionary.
  24. An organism. [Gr.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  25. The process or act of being converted into living and active material (e. g. the o. of a blood clot). [Gr.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  26. n. Act of organizing ;— act of arranging the parts of a complex body in a suitable manner for use and service ;— act of distributing into proper divisions, and appointing suitable officers, as an army, government, &c. ;—structure; form ; organism. Cabinet Dictionary