The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
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.]