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[ree-awr-guh-nahyz] /riˈɔr gəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), reorganized, reorganizing.
to organize again.
Also, especially British, reorganise.
Origin of reorganize
1675-85; re- + organize
Related forms
reorganizer, noun
unreorganized, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for reorganize
  • Our goals were to open the spaces to each other and to reorganize and upgrade the kitchen as a warm and elegant entertaining area.
  • Now there is evidence that life experience as intangible as culture can also reorganize our neural pathways.
  • If human species is not able to reorganize socially, than it deserves nothing but such an absurd fate.
  • It will not seek protection from creditors and might try to reorganize itself into a charter service, however.
  • At this level the is to reorganize the instructions to be more robust, without breaking the overall design.
  • Boosting educational attainment at the bottom is more promising than trying to reorganize the global economy.
British Dictionary definitions for reorganize


verb (transitive)
to change the way (something) is organized
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Word Origin and History for reorganize

also re-organize, 1680s, from re- "again" + organize (v.). Related: Reorganized; reorganizing.

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