disorganize

  • 1 Disorganize — Dis*or gan*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disorganized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disorganizing}.] [Pref. dis + organize: cf. F. d[ e]sorganiser.] To destroy the organic structure or regular system of (a government, a society, a party, etc.); to break up… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 disorganize — I verb abolish the organization of, agitate, bedevil, befog, befuddle, bewilder, bother, clutter, come to pieces, complicate, confound, contendere, confuse, daze, deactivate, decompose, deform, demobilize, deprive of organization, derange,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 disorganize — 1793, from Fr. désorganiser, from dés not (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + organiser organize (see ORGANIZE (Cf. organize)). This word and related forms were introduced in English in reference to the French Revolution. Related: Disorganized; disorganizing; …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 disorganize — (Amer.) dis·or·gan·ize || dɪs ɔːgÉ™naɪz v. disrupt, upset, disarrange, disorder (also disorganise) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 disorganize — disturb, unsettle, *disorder, derange, disarrange Antonyms: organize Contrasted words: systematize, methodize, arrange, marshal, *order …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 disorganize — [v] disrupt arrangement; make shambles of break down, break up, clutter, complicate, confound, confuse, demobilize, derange, destroy, disarrange, disarray, disband, discompose, discreate, dishevel, dislocate, disorder, disperse, disturb, embroil …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 disorganize — [dis ôr′gə nīz΄] vt. disorganized, disorganizing [Fr désorganiser: see DIS & ORGANIZE] to disrupt or break up the order, arrangement, or system of; throw into confusion or disorder disorganization n …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 disorganize — verb To make less organized; to reduce to chaos. The arrival of her new baby would inevitabley disorganize her life …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 disorganize — transitive verb Etymology: French désorganiser, from dés dis + organiser to organize Date: 1793 to destroy or interrupt the orderly structure or function of • disorganization noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 disorganize — disorganizer, n. /dis awr geuh nuyz /, v.t., disorganized, disorganizing. to destroy the organization, systematic arrangement, or orderly connection of; throw into confusion or disorder. Also, esp. Brit., disorganise. [1785 95; < F désorganiser,… …

    Universalium

  • 11 disorganize — Synonyms and related words: ablate, addle, addle the wits, atomize, ball up, becloud, bedazzle, befuddle, bewilder, bother, break up, bug, cloud, clutter, come apart, confuse, consume, corrode, crack up, crumble, crumble into dust, daze, dazzle,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 disorganize — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. upset, disrupt, disorder, derange. See destruction. Ant., organize, arrange. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. put out of order, disarrange, disorder, upset, disrupt, derange, break up, disperse, destroy,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 disorganize — v. a. 1. Disorder, derange, disarrange, upset, confuse, unsettle, disturb, discompose, put out of order, throw into disorder. 2. Destroy, break up …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 disorganize — v disorder, derange, disarrage, misar range; confuse, muddle, jumble, put out of order, throw into confusion Inf. disorder, mix up, Inf. raise hell with, disarray, dishevel, Inf. mess up, Inf. make a mess of, make a shambles of …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 15 disorganize — dis·organize …

    English syllables

  • 16 disorganize — dis•or•gan•ize [[t]dɪsˈɔr gəˌnaɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing to destroy the organization, systematic arrangement, or orderly connection of; throw into confusion or disorder • Etymology: 1785–95; < F dis•or′gan•iz er, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 disorganize — v.tr. (also ise) 1 destroy the system or order of; throw into confusion. 2 (as disorganized adj.) lacking organization or system. Derivatives: disorganization n. Etymology: F deacutesorganiser (as DIS , ORGANIZE) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Disorganized — Disorganize Dis*or gan*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disorganized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disorganizing}.] [Pref. dis + organize: cf. F. d[ e]sorganiser.] To destroy the organic structure or regular system of (a government, a society, a party, etc.); to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Disorganizing — Disorganize Dis*or gan*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disorganized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disorganizing}.] [Pref. dis + organize: cf. F. d[ e]sorganiser.] To destroy the organic structure or regular system of (a government, a society, a party, etc.); to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 disorganizes — disorganize (Amer.) dis·or·gan·ize || dɪs ɔːgÉ™naɪz v. disrupt, upset, disarrange, disorder (also disorganise) …

    English contemporary dictionary