verb put into a proper or systematic order
- arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order
verb make arrangements for
- Can you arrange a meeting with the President?
verb plan, organize, and carry out (an event)
- the neighboring tribe staged an invasion
verb set (printed matter) into a specific format
- Format this letter so it can be printed out
verb arrange attractively
do; set; coiffe; coif; coiffure; dress.
- dress my hair for the wedding
verb adapt for performance in a different way
verb arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
put; order; set up.
- arrange my schedule
- set up one's life
- I put these memories with those of bygone times
Ar*range" transitive verb
, OF. arengier
, F. arranger
, fr. a
) + OF. rengier
, F. ranger
. See Range
, v. t.
imperfect & past participle Arranged; present participle & verbal noun Arranging
- 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.
[They] were beginning to arrange their hampers.
A mechanism previously arranged.
- To adjust or settle; to prepare; to determine; as, to arrange the preliminaries of an undertaking.
Syn. -- Adjust; adapt; range; dispose; classify.
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