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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [awr-guh-nahyz]
    • /ˈɔr gəˌnaɪz/
    • /ˈɔː.ɡən.aɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-guh-nahyz]
    • /ˈɔr gəˌnaɪz/

Definitions of organizing word

  • verb with object organizing to form as or into a whole consisting of interdependent or coordinated parts, especially for united action: to organize a committee. 1
  • verb with object organizing to systematize: to organize the files of an office. 1
  • verb with object organizing to give organic structure or character to: Cells become differentiated and organized into tissues. 1
  • verb with object organizing to enlist or attempt to enlist into a labor union: to organize workers. 1
  • verb with object organizing to enlist the employees of (a company) into a labor union; unionize: to organize a factory. 1
  • verb with object organizing Informal. to put (oneself) in a state of mental competence to perform a task: We can't have any slip-ups, so you'd better get organized. 1

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Origin of organizing

First appearance:

before 1375
One of the 22% oldest English words
1375-1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin organizāre to contrive, arrange, equivalent to organ(um) organ + -izāre -ize

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Parts of speech for Organizing


organizing popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 92% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

organizing usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for organizing

adjective organizing

  • husbanding — a married man, especially when considered in relation to his partner in marriage.
  • piloting — a person duly qualified to steer ships into or out of a harbor or through certain difficult waters.
  • managing — to bring about or succeed in accomplishing, sometimes despite difficulty or hardship: She managed to see the governor. How does she manage it on such a small income?

noun organizing

  • organization — the act or process of organizing.
  • chemistry — Chemistry is the scientific study of the structure of substances and of the way that they react with other substances.
  • codification — the systematic organization of methods, rules, etc
  • engineering — The branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures.
  • formulation — to express in precise form; state definitely or systematically: He finds it extremely difficult to formulate his new theory.

Top questions with organizing

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