Crossword clues for organization
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Organization \Or`gan*i*za"tion\, n. [Cf. F. organisation.]
The act of organizing; the act of arranging in a systematic way for use or action; as, the organization of an army, or of a deliberative body. ``The first organization of the general government.''
The state of being organized.
That which is organized; an organized existence; an organism; specif. (Biol.), an arrangement of parts for the performance of the functions necessary to life.
The cell may be regarded as the most simple, the most common, and the earliest form of organization.
Specifically: A group of persons associated together for a common purpose and having a set of rules which specify the relations of the individual members to the whole gorup.
The manner in which something is organized; the relations included in an organized state or condition; as, the organization of the department permits ad hoc groups to form.
What is organization but the connection of parts in and for a whole, so that each part is, at once, end and means?
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mid-15c., "act of organizing," from Middle French organisation and directly from Medieval Latin organizationem (nominative organizatio), noun of action from past participle stem of organizare, from Latin organum "instrument, organ" (see organ). Meaning "system, establishment" is from 1873. Organization man is from title of 1956 book by American sociologist William H. Whyte (1917-1999). Related: Organizational.
n. (context uncountable English) The quality of being organized.
n. a group of people who work together [syn: organisation]
an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification" [syn: arrangement, organisation, system]
the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment" [syn: administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organisation]
the act of forming something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club" [syn: constitution, establishment, formation, organisation]
the act of organizing a business or business-related activity; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department" [syn: organisation]
the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient" [syn: organisation]
an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized; "his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality"; "we can't do it unless we establish some system around here" [syn: organisation, system]
An organization or organisation is an entity, such as an institution or an association, that has a collective goal and is linked to an external environment.
Organization or organisation also may also refer to:
Usage examples of "organization".
A State statute which forbids bodies of men to associate together as military organizations, or to drill or parade with arms in cities and towns unless authorized by law, does not abridge the right of the people to keep and bear arms.
Corporate structure information such as organization charts, hierarchy charts, employee or departmental lists, reporting structure, names, positions, internal contact numbers, employee numbers, or similar information that is used for internal processes should not be made available on publicly accessible Web sites.
Coral Lorenzen, author of The Great Flying Saucer Hoax and an international director of the Aerial Phenomena Research Organization, immediately followed through on the startling rumors by putting in a call to Terry Clarke of KALG Radio in Alamogordo, nine miles east of Holloman.
Americans thought NOW and other leading feminist organizations were selling out, for one and only one reason: Bill Clinton supported their agenda, especially their agenda on abortion.
And you wonder that the little nihilist groups and labor organizations and associations of agnostics, as you call them, meeting to study political economy and philosophy, say that the existing state of things has got to be overturned violently, if those who have the power and the money continue indifferent.
WMD, no small concern in a nation that had once amassed a considerable arsenal of chemical weapons, biological agents, and Scud missiles, and was not now a model of governmental organization.
Anderson, his wife and daughter also belong to a most unusual organization called The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.
In the history of royal or priestly confirmations by a male-dominated organization, this is unprecedented: the anointment ceremony presided over by a woman?
On the whole the arachnoid partners dominated in manual skill, experimental science, the plastic arts, and practical social organization.
Those seventeen-now reduced to sixteen since Doole had eliminated Arb Skynxnex from consideration-clearly had been rising stars in the Black Sun organization.
Besides these permanent organizations, there are the simply countless temporary artels, constituted for each special purpose.
The United States is the peace police, but only in the final instance, when the supranational organizations of peace call for an organizational activity and an articulated complex of juridical and organizational initiatives.
In organizations where this is not cost-effective, two forms of authentication should be used to validate identity.
Louis Browns, George Shaefer and others, he at once begun pulling wires looking toward the formation of an organization based on the old American Association lines, one that should do away with many of the evils that now exist.
The encampment was a shambles, bereft of organization, sloppily prepared and seriously undermanned.