Definition of Organization

1. Noun. A group of people who work together.

2. Noun. An organized structure for arranging or classifying. "He tried to understand their system of classification"

3. Noun. The persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something. "He quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"

4. Noun. The act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business. "He was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"

5. Noun. An ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized. "We can't do it unless we establish some system around here"
Exact synonyms: Organisation, System
Generic synonyms: Methodicalness, Orderliness
Derivative terms: Organise, Organise, Organize, Systematic, Systemise, Systemize

6. Noun. The activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically. "His organization of the work force was very efficient"

7. Noun. The act of forming or establishing something. "He still remembers the organization of the club"

Definition of Organization

1. n. 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.

Definition of Organization

1. Noun. The quality of being organized. ¹

2. Noun. The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article. ¹

3. Noun. A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules. ¹

4. Noun. A group of people consciously cooperating. ¹

5. Noun. (baseball) A major league club and all its farm teams. ¹

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Definition of Organization

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Medical Definition of Organization

1. 1. 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. "The first organization of the general government." 2. The state of being organised; also, the relations included in such a state or condition. "What is organization but the connection of parts in and for a whole, so that each part is, at once, end and means?" (Coleridge) 3. That wich is organised; an organised existence; an organism; specif. An arrangement of parts for the performance of the functions necessary to life. "The cell may be regarded as the most simple, the most common, and the earliest form of organization." (McKendrick) Origin: Cf. F. Organisation. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Organization

organising centre
organismal density
organization (current term)
organization and administration
organization chart
organization charts
organization expense
organization man
organizational affiliation
organizational breakdown structure
organizational case studies
organizational chart
organizational culture
organizational innovation
organizational objectives
organizational policy

Literary usage of Organization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"organization is the adjustment of diverse elements so that their mutual relations may exhibit ... An epic poem is a triumph of organization, that is to say, ..."

2. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"Self-directed organization as the goal of the higher mental life. Again we find ourselves speaking in terms of higher forms of organization. ..."

3. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1905)
"The following is the paper presented by Mr. Hancock : THE organization OF WORKING FORCES IN LARGE POWER-HOUSES As this paper will deal with the matter of ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"School and Soc 5:251-4 Mr 3 '17 Debate: The best organization for American ... Science ns 45:369-76 Ар 20 '17 organization of the upper elementary grades ..."

5. Report by Illinois Highway Commission (1913)
"organization OF TOWNSHIP HIGHWAY WORK. In many states the political unit that has ... In outlining an organization for building and maintaining public ..."

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