1. [ noun ] the act of forming something
Synonyms: organization formation constitution organisation

"the constitution of a PTA group last year" "it was the establishment of his reputation" "he still remembers the organization of the club"

Related terms: beginning colonization communization federation unionization collectivization establish establish form shape organize organize unionize
2. [ noun ] an organization founded and united for a specific purpose
Synonyms: institution
Related terms: organization company religion educational_institution academy vicariate charity issuer financial_institution medical_institution
3. [ noun ] the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a governing body and who administer something
Synonyms: organization administration brass organisation governing_body governance

"he claims that the present administration is corrupt" "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"

Related terms: body management judiciary executive government_officials top_brass county_council curia hierarchy advisory_board government hierarchy form organize administer organize mastermind
4. [ noun ] a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence
Related terms: structure university school_system place_of_business institution phrontistery perfumery academy poorhouse commercial_enterprise
5. [ noun ] any large organization
Related terms: organization
6. [ noun ] (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat
Synonyms: ecesis
Related terms: natural_process ecology
7. [ noun ] the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof
Synonyms: validation
Related terms: proof validate
Similar spelling:   establishmentism