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Definition 1: the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business - [noun denoting act]

Samples where organisation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department

Synonyms for organisation in the sense of this definition

(organisation is a kind of ...) a method of tending to or managing the affairs of a some group of people (especially the group's business affairs)

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities

(... is a kind of organisation ) the organization of a business according to scientific principles of management in order to increase efficiency

(... is a kind of organisation ) the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)

"a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum" "top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup"

(... is a kind of organisation ) organizing yourself (especially organizing your own labor union)

(... is a kind of organisation ) organizing into or administering as a syndicate

Definition 2: the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically - [noun denoting act]

Samples where organisation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his organization of the work force was very efficient

Synonyms for organisation in the sense of this definition

(organisation is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of organisation ) a deliberately haphazard arrangement of observations so as to simulate chance

(... is a kind of organisation ) systematic organization; the act of organizing something according to a system or a rationale

(... is a kind of organisation ) the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement

"there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"

(... is a kind of organisation ) the act of making a list of items

(... is a kind of organisation ) the act of organizing as a territory

Definition 3: the act of forming or establishing something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where organisation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the constitution of a PTA group last year
  • it was the establishment of his reputation
  • he still remembers the organization of the club

Synonyms for organisation in the sense of this definition

(organisation is a kind of ...) the act of starting something

"he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

(... is a kind of organisation ) act of forming labor unions

"the issue underlying the strike was unionization"

(... is a kind of organisation ) the organization of a nation or economy on the basis of collectivism

(... is a kind of organisation ) the organization of a nation of the basis of communism

(... is a kind of organisation ) the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs

(... is a kind of organisation ) the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies

"the British colonization of America"

Definition 4: an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where organisation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality
  • we can't do it unless we establish some system around here

Synonyms for organisation in the sense of this definition

(organisation is a kind of ...) the quality of appreciating method and system

Definition 5: an organized structure for arranging or classifying - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where organisation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for organisation in the sense of this definition

(organisation is a kind of ...) the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations

"his lectures have no structure"

(... is a kind of organisation ) (computer science) a rigorous and exhaustive organization of some knowledge domain that is usually hierarchical and contains all the relevant entities and their relations

(... is a kind of organisation ) an arrangement to allow people (or ideas) to coexist

(... is a kind of organisation ) an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions

(... is a kind of organisation ) (anthropology) the system of social relationships that constitute kinship in a particular culture, including the terminology that is used and the reciprocal obligations that are entailed

(... is a kind of organisation ) graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome

(... is a kind of organisation ) (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence

(... is a kind of organisation ) an arrangement scheme

"the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult" "it was an excellent design for living" "a plan for seating guests"

(... is a kind of organisation ) (computer science) the organization of data (and its storage allocations in a computer)

(... is a kind of organisation ) a system that uses coordinates to establish position

(... is a kind of organisation ) an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement of details or parts etc.

"the plot contained too many improbable contrivances to be believable"

(... is a kind of organisation ) a system for classifying things

(... is a kind of organisation ) a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year

Definition 6: a group of people who work together - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for organisation in the sense of this definition

(organisation is a kind of ...) people sharing some social relation

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

"the coach said the offensive unit did a good job" "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"

(... is a kind of organisation ) a civilian organization sponsored by the United States government; helps people in developing countries

(... is a kind of organisation ) group of people willing to obey orders

"a public force is necessary to give security to the rights of citizens"

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer

"you have to join the union in order to get a job"

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization of musicians who perform together

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization to gain political power

"in 1992 Perot tried to organize a third party at the national level"

(... is a kind of organisation ) a group that controls the activities of a political party

"he was endorsed by the Democratic machine"

(... is a kind of organisation ) an intricate organization that accomplishes its goals efficiently

"the war machine"

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization of and for professional people

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization formed by merging several groups or parties

(... is a kind of organisation ) the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body

(... is a kind of organisation ) a group of representatives or delegates

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization of young women and girls founded in 1912 for character development and citizenship training

(... is a kind of organisation ) any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are blue

"the Union army was a vast blue"

(... is a kind of organisation ) any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey

"the Confederate army was a vast grey"

(... is a kind of organisation ) any organization that provides resources and facilities for a function or event

"Atlanta was chosen to be host for the Olympic Games"

(... is a kind of organisation ) organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)

"the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"

(... is a kind of organisation ) a private or temporary organization of individuals equipped to fight fires

(... is a kind of organisation ) organization responsible for organizing the modern Olympic Games

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization with little or no structure

"the choice between bureaucracy and adhocracy represents a common dilemma" "the need for informational flexibility can lead to adhocracy"

(... is a kind of organisation ) a subsidiary or subordinate organization that is affiliated with another organization

"network affiliates"

(... is a kind of organisation ) any organization in which action is obstructed by insistence on unnecessary procedures and red tape

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government

(... is a kind of organisation ) a Protestant political organization in Northern Ireland

(... is a kind of organisation ) a political organization within the Democratic Party in New York City (late 1800's and early 1900's) seeking political control by corruption and bossism

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization that is controlled by a dominant person or group

(... is a kind of organisation ) any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something

"police are the major line of defense against crime"

(... is a kind of organisation ) the organizational structure of activities contributing directly to the organization's output

(... is a kind of organisation ) any large organization

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack

"he joined the defense against invasion"

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization created for business ventures

"a growing enterprise must have a bold leader"

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

(... is a kind of organisation ) a quasi nongovernmental organization; an organization that is financed by the government yet acts independently of the government

(... is a kind of organisation ) a politically organized unit

(... is a kind of organisation ) a formal organization of people or groups of people

"he joined the Modern Language Association"

(... is a kind of organisation ) an organization of people or resources that can be shared

"a car pool" "a secretarial pool" "when he was first hired he was assigned to the pool"

(organisation is a member of ...) the body of members of an organization or group

"they polled their membership" "they found dissension in their own ranks" "he joined the ranks of the unemployed"

(organisation is a member of ...) a gathering of the minimal number of members of an organization to conduct business

Definition 7: the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something - [noun denoting group]

Samples where organisation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for organisation in the sense of this definition

(organisation is a kind of ...) a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

"the whole body filed out of the auditorium" "the student body" "administrative body"

(... is a kind of organisation ) those in charge of running a business

(... is a kind of organisation ) people elected or appointed to administer a government

(... is a kind of organisation ) the elected governing body of a county

(... is a kind of organisation ) persons who administer justice

(... is a kind of organisation ) persons who administer the law

(... is a kind of organisation ) the most important persons in a governing body

(... is a kind of organisation ) (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church

(organisation is a part of ...) the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body

(... is part of organisation) the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

"the government reduced taxes" "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

(organisation is a member of ...) a board appointed to advise the chief administrator

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