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  1. ar·range
    IPA[əˈrānj]
  2. verb

    • 1. put (things) in a neat, attractive, or required order:

      she had just finished arranging the flowers the columns are arranged in 12 rows
      Synonym : put in order, order, set out, lay out, spread out, array, present, put out, display, exhibit, group, sort, organize, tidy, position, dispose, marshal, range, align, line up, rank, file, classify, categorize, systematize, methodize, triage
    • 2. organize or make plans for (a future event):

      they hoped to arrange a meeting my aunt arranged for the furniture to be stored we've arranged the funeral for Saturday
      Synonym : organize, fix, plan, schedule, pencil in, devise, contrive, make arrangements for, fix up, prepare for, make preparations for, settle on, decide, determine, agree, come to an agreement, come to terms about
    • 3. reach agreement about an action or event in advance:

      I arranged with my boss to have the time off they arranged to meet at eleven o'clock
    • 4. ensure that (something) is done or provided by organizing it in advance:

      accommodations can be arranged if required
    • 5. adapt (a composition) for performance with instruments or voices other than those originally specified:

      songs arranged for viola and piano
    • 6. settle (a dispute or claim):

      the quarrel, partly by the interference of the Crown Prince, was arranged
  3. Variation

    • v.: verb: arrange, 3rd person present: arranges, gerund or present participle: arranging, past tense: arranged, past participle: arranged

    • verb

      put (things) in a neat, attractive, or required order:

      organize or make plans for (a future event):

    • noun

      a marriage planned and agreed to by the families or guardians of the bride and groom, who have little or no say in the matter themselves.
    • noun

      a marriage planned and agreed by the families or guardians of the couple concerned.
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