English noun: organization
|1.||organization (group) a group of people who work together|
|Broader (hypernym)||social group|
|Narrower (hyponym)||adhocracy, affiliate, alignment, alinement, alliance, association, blue, brotherhood, bureaucracy, coalition, commission, company, defence, defence force, defense, defense force, delegacy, delegation, deputation, enterprise, establishment, establishment, federation, fiefdom, fire brigade, fire company, force, Girl Scouts, gray, grey, hierarchy, host, institution, labor union, line of defence, line of defense, line organisation, line organization, machine, machine, mission, musical group, musical organisation, musical organization, NGO, nongovernmental organization, party, Peace Corps, pecking order, personnel, political machine, political party, polity, pool, power structure, professional organisation, professional organization, quango, quasi-NGO, social unit, Tammany, Tammany Hall, Tammany Society, trade union, trades union, troupe, union, unit|
|Instance hyponym||Association of Orangemen, Orange Order|
|Member holonym||membership, quorum, rank|
|2.||organization (cognition) an organized structure for arranging or classifying|
|Samples||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||arrangement, organisation, system|
|Narrower (hyponym)||calendar, classification system, contrivance, coordinate system, data structure, design, distribution, frame of reference, genetic map, kinship system, lattice, living arrangement, ontology, plan, reference frame, reference system, statistical distribution|
|3.||organization (group) the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something|
|Samples||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||administration, brass, establishment, governance, governing body, organisation|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bench, county council, Curia, executive, government officials, judiciary, management, officialdom, top brass|
|Part holonym||hierarchy, pecking order, power structure|
|Part meronym||authorities, government, regime|
|Member holonym||advisory board, planning board|
|4.||organization (act) the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business|
|Samples||He was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department.|
|Broader (hypernym)||administration, disposal|
|Narrower (hyponym)||nonprofit, nonprofit organization, not-for-profit, rationalisation, rationalization, reorganisation, reorganization, self-organisation, self-organization, shake-up, shakeup, syndication|
|5.||organization (attribute) an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized|
|Samples||His compulsive organization was not an endearing quality.|
We can't do it unless we establish some system around here.
|Broader (hypernym)||methodicalness, orderliness|
|6.||organization (act) the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically|
|Samples||His organization of the work force was very efficient.|
|Narrower (hyponym)||itemisation, itemization, listing, order, ordering, randomisation, randomization, rationalisation, rationalization, systematisation, systematization, territorialisation, territorialization|
|7.||organization (act) the act of forming or establishing something|
|Samples||The constitution of a PTA group last year.|
It was the establishment of his reputation.
He still remembers the organization of the club.
|Synonyms||constitution, establishment, formation, organisation|
|Broader (hypernym)||beginning, commencement, start|
|Narrower (hyponym)||collectivisation, collectivization, colonisation, colonization, communisation, communization, federation, settlement, unionisation, unionization|