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organize (v.)

early 15c., organisen, "to construct, establish," from Old French organiser and directly from Medieval Latin organizare, from Latin organum "instrument, organ" (see organ). Meaning "to form into a whole consisting of interdependent parts" is from 1630s. The intransitive sense of "assume an organic structure" is by 1880. Related: Organized; organizing; organizable.

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Definitions of organize from WordNet

organize (v.)
create (as an entity);
Synonyms: form / organise
organize (v.)
cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea;
Synonyms: organise
organize (v.)
plan and direct (a complex undertaking);
Synonyms: mastermind / engineer / direct / organise / orchestrate
organize (v.)
bring order and organization to;
Can you help me organize my files?
Synonyms: organise / coordinate
organize (v.)
arrange by systematic planning and united effort;
organize a strike
Synonyms: organise / prepare / devise / get up / machinate
organize (v.)
form or join a union;
Synonyms: unionize / unionise / organise
From wordnet.princeton.edu