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. Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia:

    It is very sad we don't see each other, but God will arrange for us to meet, and what joy it will be then.

  2. Sara Nasserzadeh:

    I often arrange a phone call first with clients to make sure we are potentially a good fit, once you meet, pay attention to the therapist's communication style, the rational behind their questions and their general approach.

  3. Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf:

    I believe that forgiving them is God's function. Our job is simply to arrange the meeting. (on those behind the 911 attacks)

  4. Wu Weili:

    Normal parents ask the hospital to provide 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.

  5. Bill Ramsey:

    We don't arrange lawyers for them; that is not so, that the system or the way it works is skewed to assist athletes is just simply not accurate. The system is fair-minded, fair-handed (and) provides due process to all involved.

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