Or`gan*i*za"tion (?), n. [Cf. F.
1. 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."
2. The state of being organized; also, the
relations included in such a state or condition.
What is organization but the connection of
parts in and for a whole, so that each part is, at once, end and
3. That which is organized; an organized
existence; an organism; specif. (Biol.), an
arrangement of parts for the performance of the functions necessary
The cell may be regarded as the most simple, the most
common, and the earliest form of organization.