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Organize \Or"gan*ize\ ([^o]r"gan*[imac]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
   Organized ([^o]r"gan*[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n.
   Organizing ([^o]r"gan*[imac]*z[i^]ng).] [Cf. F. organiser,
   Gr. 'organi`zein. 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 participle.
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            These nobler faculties of the mind, matter organized
            could never produce.                  --Ray.
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   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.
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            This original and supreme will organizes the
            government.                           --Cranch.
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   3. (Mus.) To sing in parts; as, to organize an anthem. [R.]
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