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1590s, "furnished with organs," past participle adjective from organize (v.). Meaning "forming a whole of interdependent parts" is from 1817. Organized crime attested from 1929.
organize or·gan·ize (ôr'gə-nīz')
v. or·gan·ized, or·gan·iz·ing, or·gan·iz·es
To put together into an orderly, functional, structured whole.
To arrange in a coherent form.