organize

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin organizare (to organize) (compare Medieval Latin organizare (to play on the organ)), from Latin organum (organ); see organ.

Verb[edit]

organize (third-person singular simple present organizes, present participle organizing, simple past and past participle organized)

  1. (transitive) To arrange in working order.
  2. (transitive) To constitute in parts, each having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize.
    • Cranch
      This original and supreme will organizes the government.
  3. (transitive) 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.
    • Ray
      These nobler faculties of the mind, matter organized could never produce.
  4. (transitive, music) To sing in parts.
    to organize an anthem
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Verb[edit]

organize

  1. First-person singular (eu) affirmative imperative of organizar
  2. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of organizar
  3. First-person singular (eu) negative imperative of organizar
  4. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of organizar
  5. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of organizar
  6. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of organizar