|1.||[ noun ] a group of people who work together|
|Related terms:||social_group association party company union force institution machine mission unit denomination enterprise machine blue alliance pool committee hierarchy gray deputation host establishment fire_brigade affiliate Peace_Corps line_organization fiefdom quango polity congress_of_racial_equality ngo musical_organization Salvation_Army Red_Cross girl_scouts Tammany_Hall federation greenpeace defense nt line_of_defense professional_organization Irish_Republican_Army professional_organisation AA association_of_orangemen membership quorum form organize unionize|
|2.||[ noun ] an organized structure for arranging or classifying|
|Synonyms:||system arrangement organisation|
"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"
|Related terms:||structure design distribution calendar living_arrangement coordinate_system data_structure lattice genetic_map contrivance classification_system organize systematize|
|3.||[ noun ] the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a governing body and who administer something|
|Synonyms:||administration establishment brass organisation governing_body governance|
"he claims that the present administration is corrupt" "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"
|Related terms:||body management judiciary executive government_officials top_brass county_council curia hierarchy advisory_board government hierarchy form organize administer organize mastermind|
|4.||[ noun ] the act of forming something|
|Synonyms:||establishment formation constitution organisation|
"the constitution of a PTA group last year" "it was the establishment of his reputation" "he still remembers the organization of the club"
|Related terms:||beginning colonization communization federation unionization collectivization establish establish form shape organize organize unionize|
|5.||[ noun ] (work,business) the act of organizing a business or business-related activity|
"he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department"
|Related terms:||administration systematization reorganization syndication self-organization form organize organize mastermind|
|6.||[ noun ] (physics) the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically|
"in this new organization the container is much smaller"
|Related terms:||activity order systematization randomization territorialization rearrangement listing orchestration organize organize mastermind|
|7.||[ noun ] 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"
|Related terms:||orderliness organize systematize|