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Adjective: organised  'or-gu,nIzd
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: organized)
  1. Being a member of or formed into a labour union
    "organised labour";
    - organized, unionized, unionised [Brit]
  2. Methodical and efficient in arrangement or function
    "how well organised she is"; "his life was almost too organised";
    - organized
  3. Formed into a structured or coherent whole, particularly on a large scale
    "organised medicine";
    - organized
Verb: organise  'or-gu,nIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: organize)
  1. Bring order and organization to
    "Can you help me organise my files?";
    - organize, coordinate
  2. Create (as an entity)
    "social groups organise everywhere";
    - form, organize
  3. Form or join a union
    "The auto workers decided to organise";
    - unionize, unionise [Brit], organize
  4. Cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
    - organize
  5. Arrange by systematic planning and united effort
    "organise a strike";
    - organize, prepare, devise, get up, machinate
  6. Plan and control how a complex undertaking is done
    "he organised the robbery";
    - mastermind, engineer, direct, organize, orchestrate

See also: arranged, configured, corporate, incorporated, methodic [rare], methodical, re-formed, reorganised [Brit], reorganized, structured, systematic, union, well-conducted

Type of: arrange, care, create, deal, fall in, get together, handle, initiate, join, make, manage, pioneer, plan, set up

Antonym: disorganize

Encyclopedia: Organised