organization-n; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: individuals working together

Commentary: A group of people (or possibly other groups) that work together.

The National Organization for Women protested the administration.
John and his friends formed a theatrical organization.
Washington is full of powerful, self-interested organizations!

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1 3

Sense Number 2: system of arrangement

Commentary: The structure of arrangement, classification, or distribution; how things are put together.

He tried to understand their system of organization.
John changed the organization of topics in his speech.
The facts were familiar but the organization of them was original.
The organization of your paragraphs makes your essay completely unreadable.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: forming or establishing

Commentary: ORGANIZATION[+event]

He still remembers the organization of the club.
President Bush oversaw the organization of the Department of Homeland Security.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 4 5

Sense Number 4: putting things in order

Commentary: ORGANIZATION[+event] The act of putting a system of arrangement in effect. Organizing things, often in a business context.

Bill Lumberg was brought in to supervise the re-organization of the Accounting Division.
My organization of the work force led to increased productivity.
We need to start doing some organization around here!

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 5 6

Sense Number 5: the quality of being well-organized

Commentary: ORGANIZATION[+event] The state of orderliness. Everything in its right place.

The perfect organization of your desk tells me that you're obsessively neat.
Cleanliness and organization are two characteristics of a nice hotel room.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 7