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

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

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

Synonyms for organization in the sense of this definition

(organization 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 organization ) an organization chartered for other than profit-making activities

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

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

(... is a kind of organization ) 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 organization or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his organization of the work force was very efficient

Synonyms for organization in the sense of this definition

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

"they avoided all recreational activity"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Samples where organization 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 organization in the sense of this definition

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

"he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

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

"the issue underlying the strike was unionization"

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

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

(... is a kind of organization ) 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 organization ) 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 organization 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 organization in the sense of this definition

(organization 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 organization 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 organization in the sense of this definition

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

"his lectures have no structure"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(... is a kind of organization ) 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 organization in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"he was endorsed by the Democratic machine"

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

"the war machine"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"the Union army was a vast blue"

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

"the Confederate army was a vast grey"

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

"the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"

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

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

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

"network affiliates"

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

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

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

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

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

"police are the major line of defense against crime"

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

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

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

"he joined the defense against invasion"

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

"a growing enterprise must have a bold leader"

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

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

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

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

"he joined the Modern Language Association"

(... is a kind of organization ) 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"

(organization 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"

(organization 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 organization 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 organization in the sense of this definition

(organization 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 organization ) those in charge of running a business

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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