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Meaning of organized by Wiktionary Dictionary


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    organized ( comparative more organized, superlative most organized )

    1. Of a person, characterised by efficient organisation .
      Your work desk is so neat and tidy - I've never met someone so organized before!

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Explanation of organized by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. methodical and efficient in arrangement or function

    2. how well organized she is
      his life was almost too organized
    3. formed into a structured or coherent whole

    4. being a member of or formed into a labor union

    5. organized labor

    Definition of organized by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Organize ( ôrganīz ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Organized ( ôrganīzd ); p. pr. & vb. n. Organizing ( ôrganīzĭng ).] [Cf. F. organiser, Gr. ὀργανίζειν. See Organ.]
      1. ( Biol. ) To furnish with organs; to give an organic structure to; to endow with capacity for the functions of life; as, “an organized being; organized matter”; -- in this sense used chiefly in the past participle.

      These nobler faculties of the mind, matter organized could never produce. Ray.

      2. To arrange or constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize; to get into working order; -- applied to products of the human intellect, or to human institutions and undertakings, as a science, a government, an army, a war, etc.

      This original and supreme will organizes the government. Cranch.

      3. ( Mus. ) To sing in parts; as, “to organize an anthem”. [R.] Busby.

    2. organized adj.
      1. Same as arranged; as, “an organized tour”.

      2. Formed into an organization. Opposite of unorganized. [Narrower terms: corporate, incorporated]

      3. well-conducted. Opposite of disorganized. Also See: systematic.

      Syn. -- organized.

      4. Arranged according to a system or rule.

      Syn. -- systematized.

      5. Being a member of or formed into a labor union; -- of workers, used especially in the phrase “organized labor”. Opposite of nonunion.

      Syn. -- unionized, union.