Or"gan*ize (?), v. t. [imp. &
p. p. Organized (?); p. pr. & vb.
n. Organizing (?).] [Cf. F. organiser, Gr.
?. See Organ.] 1. (Biol.) To
furnish with organs; to give an organic structure to; to endow with
capacity for the functions of life; as, an organized being;
organized matter; -- in this sense used chiefly in the past
These nobler faculties of the mind, matter
organized could never produce. Ray.
2. To arrange or constitute in parts, each
having a special function, act, office, or relation; to systematize;
to get into working order; -- applied to products of the human
intellect, or to human institutions and undertakings, as a science, a
government, an army, a war, etc.
This original and supreme will organizes the
3. (Mus.) To sing in parts; as, to
organize an anthem. [R.] Busby.