organize
or·ga·nize vb -nized, -niz·ing
vt
1 a: to set up an administrative structure for
b: to persuade to associate in an organization (as a union)
2: to arrange by systematic planning and united effort
organize a strike
vi: to form an organization; esp: to form or persuade workers to join a union

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

organize
I (arrange) verb adjust, align, assort, catalogue, categorize, class, classify, combine, componere, correlate, establish guidelines, establish paramerers, file form into classes, get in formation, grade, group, introduce a system, introduce order, lay down guide lines, list, marshal, methodize, order, ordinare, place, place in order, put in array, put in order, put into shape, rank, rate, reduce to order, regiment, regulate, separate into categories, set guidelines, set in array, set in order, sort, standardize, straighten, systematize associated concepts: organize a corporation, organized labor II (unionize) verb affiliate, amalgamate, associate, band together, cement a union, centralize, collaborate, combine, confederate, consolidate, create, enlist employees in a labor union, enlist in a labor union, enter into a league, establish, federate, form, form a labor union, form into a body, formulate, incorporate, institute, join, join together, merge, mold, set up, unify, unite, unite for a common purpose associated concepts: organized labor III index arrange (methodize), classify, codify, compose, constitute (establish), contrive, coordinate, create, disentangle, establish (launch), fabricate (construct), federalize (associate), federate, file (arrange), fix (arrange), form, frame (construct), frame (formulate), make, marshal, orchestrate, pigeonhole, plan, plot, program, provide (arrange for), regulate (adjust), scheme, sort, tabulate

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Synonyms:
(by assignment of parts), (for special functions), , , , , , / , ,


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