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English verb: organise

1. organise (change) bring order and organization to


SamplesCan you help me organize my files?.


Synonymscoordinate, organize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)arrange, set up


Narrower (hyponym)interlock, mesh, structure

2. organise (social) create (as an entity)


SamplesSocial groups form everywhere.
They formed a company.


Synonymsform, organize


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)create, make


Narrower (hyponym)choose up, draw up, regiment, regroup, reorganise, reorganize, syndicate

3. organise (social) form or join a union


SamplesThe auto workers decided to unionize.


Synonymsorganize, unionise, unionize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)fall in, get together, join

4. organise (social) cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea


Synonymsorganize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)care, deal, handle, manage


Narrower (hyponym)arrange, collectivise, collectivize, order, put, rationalise, rationalize, reorganise, reorganize, set up, shake up, territorialise, territorialize


Antonymsdisorganise, disorganize

5. organise (creation) arrange by systematic planning and united effort


SamplesMachinate a plot.
Organize a strike.
Devise a plan to take over the director's office.


Synonymsdevise, get up, machinate, organize, prepare


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)initiate, pioneer


Narrower (hyponym)embattle, lay, mount, put on, sandwich, set up, spatchcock

6. organise (cognition) plan and direct (a complex undertaking)


SamplesHe masterminded the robbery.


Synonymsdirect, engineer, mastermind, orchestrate, organize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)plan


Narrower (hyponym)choreograph









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