Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of ARRANGE

Pronunciation:  u'reynj

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
  2. [v]  arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
  3. [v]  make arrangements for; "Can you arrange a meeting with the President?"
  4. [v]  put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
  5. [v]  plan, organize, and carry out (an event)
  6. [v]  adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music"
  7. [v]  set into a specific format; of printed matter; "Format this letter so it can be printed out"

ARRANGE is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: bring about, coif, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, fix up, format, order, put, set, set, set up, set up, stage
 Antonyms: disarrange
 See Also: agree, alphabetise, alphabetize, array, bob, bundle, cascade, catenate, catenulate, chain, change, compact, compose, concord, concord, concur, contemporise, contemporize, coordinate, corral, decorate, distribute, drape, draw, dress, firm up, geminate, gradate, groom, heap, hold, indent, initiate, lay, lay out, line up, marshal, neaten, order, organise, organize, pack, pair, phase, pile, pioneer, place, plume, pose, position, prearrange, preen, put, put, pyramid, range, rearrange, regularise, regularize, rubricate, serialise, serialize, set, set out, settle, settle, spread out, stack, stagger, straighten, stratify, string, string out, synchronise, synchronize, tabularise, tabularize, tabulate, tee up, thread, transpose, tuck, wad, wave, write



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ar*range"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arranged}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Arranging}.] [OE. arayngen, OF. arengier, F.
arranger, fr. a (L. ad) + OF. rengier, rangier, F. ranger.
See {Range}, v. t.]
1. 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.

         So [they] came to the market place, and there he
         arranged his men in the streets.      --Berners.

         [They] were beginning to arrange their hampers.

         A mechanism previously arranged.      --Paley.

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

Syn: Adjust; adapt; range; dispose; classify.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accommodate, adapt, adjust, align, alphabetize, analyze, array, assort, blend, blueprint, break down, bring about, bring to terms, calculate, cast, catalog, categorize, chart, choreograph, class, classify, clear for action, clear the decks, close, close with, codify, compose, concert, conclude, contrive, cool off, cure, cut out, decide, deploy, design, determine, devise, digest, dispose, divide, dope out, dress, figure, file, fix, fix up, forecast, form, frame, get ready, grade, group, harmonize, hierarchize, index, instrument, instrumentate, integrate, intend, lay out, lay plans, line up, list, make a projection, make an adaptation, make arrangements, make peace, make preparations, make ready, make up, manipulate, map out, marshal, melodize, methodize, mobilize, musicalize, normalize, orchestrate, order, organize, pacify, pigeonhole, place, plan, plan ahead, position, prearrange, predetermine, prep, prepare, pretreat, process, program, project, provide, put in order, put in shape, put to music, put to rights, quiet, range, rank, rate, rationalize, ready, ready up, reduce to order, regularize, regulate, right, routinize, schedule, schematize, scheme, score, set, set in order, set out, set to music, set to rights, set up, settle, settle preliminaries, settle with, shape, sort, sort out, standardize, straighten out, structure, subdivide, symphonize, synthesize, systematize, tabulate, tan, tranquilize, transcribe, transpose, treat, trim, try out, type, unify, unsnarl, whip into shape, work out, work up, write