What does arrange mean?

Definitions for arrange
əˈreɪndʒar·range

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arrange, set up(verb)

    put into a proper or systematic order

    "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

  2. arrange, fix up(verb)

    make arrangements for

    "Can you arrange a meeting with the President?"

  3. stage, arrange(verb)

    plan, organize, and carry out (an event)

    "the neighboring tribe staged an invasion"

  4. format, arrange(verb)

    set (printed matter) into a specific format

    "Format this letter so it can be printed out"

  5. dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure(verb)

    arrange attractively

    "dress my hair for the wedding"

  6. arrange, set(verb)

    adapt for performance in a different way

    "set this poem to music"

  7. arrange, set up, put, order(verb)

    arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events

    "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"

Wiktionary

  1. arrange(Verb)

    To set up, to organize, especially in a positive manner.

    Etymology: arengen, arrangen "to draw up a battle line" from arengier, arrangier "to put in a line, put in a row" from reng, rang, ranc "line, row, rank", of origin, from hring "ring" from hringaz, from (s)ker-. Akin to hring, hring, hring, hringr "ring, circle, queue, sword; ship". More at ring

  2. arrange(Verb)

    To put in order, to organize.

    Etymology: arengen, arrangen "to draw up a battle line" from arengier, arrangier "to put in a line, put in a row" from reng, rang, ranc "line, row, rank", of origin, from hring "ring" from hringaz, from (s)ker-. Akin to hring, hring, hring, hringr "ring, circle, queue, sword; ship". More at ring

  3. arrange(Verb)

    To prepare and adapt an already written composition for presentation in other than its original form.

    Etymology: arengen, arrangen "to draw up a battle line" from arengier, arrangier "to put in a line, put in a row" from reng, rang, ranc "line, row, rank", of origin, from hring "ring" from hringaz, from (s)ker-. Akin to hring, hring, hring, hringr "ring, circle, queue, sword; ship". More at ring

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arrange(verb)

    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

  2. Arrange(verb)

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Arrange

    ar-rānj′, v.t. to set in a rank or row: to put in order: to settle: (mus.) to adapt a composition for instruments or voices for which it was not originally written, as when orchestral or vocal compositions are set for the pianoforte, or the reverse.—v.i. to come to an agreement.—n. Arrange′ment, act of arranging: classification: settlement. [O. Fr. arangierà (—L. ad, to), and rangier, rengier. See Range.]

Editors Contribution

  1. arrange

    To organize.

    They did arrange a night at the open-air opera.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'arrange' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4197

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'arrange' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3225

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'arrange' in Verbs Frequency: #293

How to pronounce arrange?

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How to say arrange in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arrange in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arrange in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of arrange in a Sentence

  1. Ellie Holman:

    They apologized on behalf of the immigration official and I was told that I was free on Sheikh Mohammed’s orders and welcome to return to Dubai. They helped me to arrange flights out of the country.

  2. Frederick Bastiat:

    It must be admitted that the tendency of the human race toward liberty is largely thwarted, especially in France. This is greatly due to a fatal desire -- learned from the teachings of antiquity -- that our writers on public affairs have in common: They desire to set themselves above mankind in order to arrange, organize, and regulate it according to their fancy.

  3. Wu Weili:

    Normal parents ask the hospital to provide a birth certificate and arrange for medical insurance, but this family didn't want a birth certificate and left immediately after paying the bill, we do not know what exactly happened during the period of time when the baby was discharged from the hospital on April 24, and when he was admitted to the hospital again on May 4.

  4. Shi Jianhua:

    Why can't companies be allowed to arrange production and new product rollouts according to the rules? the implementation date of China-6 rules was fixed, so why has it been accelerated in a way that doesn't give companies sufficient time?

  5. Interior Minister Milan Chovanec:

    The seven-day deadline, which the Iraqi Christians got along with their passports, is meant for them to be able to arrange the return home, this time cannot be used to break laws or to move to another Schengen country. I asked the Czech police to use all legal means so that these people, who abused the good will of the Czech Republic and her citizens, are returned to Iraq.

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