arrange

[uh-reynj]
verb (used with object), arranged, arranging.
1.
to place in proper, desired, or convenient order; adjust properly: to arrange books on a shelf.
2.
to come to an agreement or understanding regarding: The two sides arranged the sale of the property.
3.
to prepare or plan: to arrange the details of a meeting.
4.
Music. to adapt (a composition) for a particular style of performance by voices or instruments.
verb (used without object), arranged, arranging.
5.
to make plans or preparations: They arranged for a conference on Wednesday.
6.
to make a settlement; come to an agreement: to arrange with the coal company for regular deliveries.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English arayngen < Middle French arangier, equivalent to a- a-5 + rangier to range

arrangeable, adjective
arranger, noun
overarrange, verb, overarranged, overarranging.
rearrange, verb, rearranged, rearranging.
rearrangeable, adjective
unarranged, adjective
well-arranged, adjective


1. array; group, sort, dispose; classify.
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arrange (əˈreɪndʒ)
 
vb (for) (often foll by with)
1.  (tr) to put into a proper, systematic, or decorative order
2.  (tr; may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to arrive at an agreement or understanding about; settle
3.  to make plans or preparations in advance (for something): we arranged for her to be met
4.  (tr) to adapt (a musical composition) for performance in a different way, esp on different instruments
5.  (tr) to adapt (a play, etc) for broadcasting
6.  to come to an agreement
 
[C14: from Old French arangier, from a-² + rangier to put in a row, range]
 
ar'rangeable
 
adj
 
ar'ranger
 
n

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arrange
late 14c., "to draw up a line of battle," from O.Fr. arrangier, from a- "to" + rangier "set in a row" (Mod.Fr. ranger), from rang "rank," from Frank. *hring. A rare word until the meaning generalized to "to place things in order" c.1780-1800. Musical sense of "adapt for other instruments or voices" is
from 1808.
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Example sentences
You've reserved the space, maybe requested special media equipment, and perhaps
  you've arranged for some catering.
The paragraphs are arranged so that they are in the same order that the points
  are presented in your conclusion.
The tasters sit in clusters of three around tables arranged in horseshoe shape.
The puzzle's solution lies in determining the number of ways the pieces can be
  arranged back into a square.
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