arrange, set up(verb)
put into a proper or systematic order
"arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
arrange, fix up(verb)
make arrangements for
"Can you arrange a meeting with the President?"
plan, organize, and carry out (an event)
"the neighboring tribe staged an invasion"
set (printed matter) into a specific format
"Format this letter so it can be printed out"
dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure(verb)
"dress my hair for the wedding"
adapt for performance in a different way
"set this poem to music"
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"
To set up, to organize, especially in a positive manner.
To put in order, to organize.
To prepare and adapt an already written composition for presentation in other than its original form.
Origin: 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
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
to adjust or settle; to prepare; to determine; as, to arrange the preliminaries of an undertaking
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. arangier—à (—L. ad, to), and rangier, rengier. See Range.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'arrange' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4197
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Rank popularity for the word 'arrange' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3225
Rank popularity for the word 'arrange' in Verbs Frequency: #293
The numerical value of arrange in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of arrange in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of arrange in a Sentence
Arrange whatever pieces come your way.
If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten.
We arrange it so that, after that, the boys can go back to their regular lives.
Our priority right now is just to attend to the injured and then arrange alternative transport.
We are consulting with various ministers of producing nations to arrange an extraordinary OPEC meeting.
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- нареждам, подреждам, систематизирамBulgarian
- organitzar, planificarCatalan, Valencian
- trefnu, gosodWelsh
- arrangieren, ordnen, systematisieren, einrichten, aufstellenGerman
- arreglar, disponer, poner en orden, organizarSpanish
- järjestää, sovittaaFinnish
- arranger, organiserFrench
- ceartaigh, gléasIrish
- elintéz, elrendez, megszervez, szervezHungarian
- atur, susunMalay
- schikken, regelenDutch
- ułożyć, ustawićPolish
- arranjar, organizar, disporPortuguese
- aranja, pune în ordine, ordonaRomanian
- располагать, устраивать, организовать, аранжировать, устроить, расставлять, организовывать, расположить, расставитьRussian
- ordna, arrangera, organiseraSwedish
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