Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Functioning in an orderly way or according to a plan.
  • adjective Affiliated in an organization, especially a union.
  • adjective Having the ability to plan and accomplish things in an orderly fashion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective same as arranged.
  • adjective formed into an organization. Opposite of unorganized.
  • adjective well-conducted. Opposite of disorganized.
  • adjective arranged according to a system or rule.
  • adjective being a member of or formed into a labor union; -- of workers, used especially in the phrase “organized labor‖. Opposite of nonunion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of a person, characterised by efficient organisation.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of organize.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective formed into a structured or coherent whole
  • adjective methodical and efficient in arrangement or function
  • adjective being a member of or formed into a labor union

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Examples

  • Some liberal groups have begun sending their own supporters detailed instructions on how to counter what they call organized disruptions.

    CNN Transcript Aug 7, 2009

  • MATTINGLY: To avoid another raid like it, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants a Federal Polygamy Task Force targeting what he calls organized crime, crossing state lines, and going beyond the sexual abuse of young girls.

    CNN Transcript Jul 24, 2008

  • China's premier blames supporters of the Dalai Lama for the escalating violence, which he calls organized and premeditated.

    CNN Transcript Mar 18, 2008

  • A Senate leader wants to target what he calls organized crime.

    CNN Transcript Jul 25, 2008

  • MATTINGLY: To avoid another raid like it, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants a Federal Polygamy Task Force targeting what he calls organized crime, crossing state lines, and going beyond the sexual abuse of young girls.

    CNN Transcript Jul 25, 2008

  • But foremost, they've also used what we refer to as organized torture environments, above the administrative persecution.

    CNN Transcript Jan 20, 2007

  • DENISE RAMPOLLA, WIFE: From that point, it's what I call organized chaos.

    CNN Transcript Jan 14, 2006

  • DENISE RAMPOLLA, "NEW YOU" PARTICIPANT: From that point, it's what I call organized chaos.

    CNN Transcript Jan 11, 2006

  • WALDMAN: The other thing that they did and which I spend a lot of time in the book, is what we call organized grass-roots lobbying.

    The Bill: How the Adventures of Clinton's National Service Bill Reveal What is

  • But still there are serious problems with what I call the organized forces of destruction -- ethnic, religious, racial hatreds leading to awful wars; the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in tiny amounts, as you saw when the terrible bomb exploded in Oklahoma City or the gas was released in the Japanese subway.

    Remarks By The President To Boys Nation

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  • Get organized.

    August 26, 2009

  • Ha!

    August 26, 2009