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English verb: organize

1. organize (social) create (as an entity)


SamplesSocial groups form everywhere.
They formed a company.


Synonymsform, organise


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

2. organize (social) cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea


Synonymsorganise


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

3. organize (cognition) plan and direct (a complex undertaking)


SamplesHe masterminded the robbery.


Synonymsdirect, engineer, mastermind, orchestrate, organise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)plan


Narrower (hyponym)choreograph

4. organize (change) bring order and organization to


SamplesCan you help me organize my files?.


Synonymscoordinate, organise


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


Broader (hypernym)arrange, set up


Narrower (hyponym)interlock, mesh, structure

5. organize (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, organise, prepare


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)initiate, pioneer


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

6. organize (social) form or join a union


SamplesThe auto workers decided to unionize.


Synonymsorganise, unionise, unionize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)fall in, get together, join









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