Definitions for: Arrange


[v] arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
[v] arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
[v] make arrangements for; "Can you arrange a meeting with the President?"
[v] put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
[v] plan, organize, and carry out (an event)
[v] adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music"
[v] set into a specific format; of printed matter; "Format this letter so it can be printed out"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ar*range", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Arranged; p. pr. &
vb. n. Arranging.] [OE. arayngen, OF. arengier, F.
arranger, fr. a (L. ad) + OF. rengier, rangier, F. ranger.
See Range, v. t.]
1. To put in proper order; to dispose (persons, or parts) in
the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose; as,
troops arranged for battle.

So [they] came to the market place, and there he
arranged his men in the streets. --Berners.

[They] were beginning to arrange their hampers.
--Boswell.

A mechanism previously arranged. --Paley.

2. To adjust or settle; to prepare; to determine; as, to
arrange the preliminaries of an undertaking.

Syn: Adjust; adapt; range; dispose; classify.

Synonyms: bring about, coif, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, fix up, format, order, put, set, set, set up, set up, stage

Antonyms: disarrange

See Also: agree, alphabetise, alphabetize, array, bob, bundle, cascade, catenate, catenulate, chain, change, compact, compose, concord, concord, concur, contemporise, contemporize, coordinate, corral, decorate, distribute, drape, draw, dress, firm up, geminate, gradate, groom, heap, hold, indent, initiate, lay, lay out, line up, marshal, neaten, order, organise, organize, pack, pair, phase, pile, pioneer, place, plume, pose, position, prearrange, preen, put, put, pyramid, range, rearrange, regularise, regularize, rubricate, serialise, serialize, set, set out, settle, settle, spread out, stack, stagger, straighten, stratify, string, string out, synchronise, synchronize, tabularise, tabularize, tabulate, tee up, thread, transpose, tuck, wad, wave, write

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