Definition of arrange
1 : to put into a proper order or into a correct or suitable sequence, relationship, or adjustment arrange flowers in a vase arrange cards alphabetically
2 : to make preparations for : plan arranged a reception for the visitor
3a : to adapt (a musical composition) by scoring for voices or instruments other than those for which originally writtenb : orchestrate
4 : to bring about an agreement or understanding concerning : settle arrange an exchange of war prisoners
1 : to bring about an agreement or understanding She arranged to have a table at the restaurant.
2 : to make preparations : plan He arranged for a vacation with his family.
arrangerplay \ə-ˈrān-jər\ noun
Examples of arrange in a Sentence
She arranged her pictures on her desk.
He arranged some fresh fruit neatly on a plate.
arranging flowers in a vase
We arranged and rearranged the order several times.
She arranged her hair on top of her head.
Please arrange a meeting with your partners.
I think we can arrange a deal.
Let's arrange our schedules so that we can meet for lunch.
You'll need to arrange transportation from the airport.
He arranged her last two albums.
Recent Examples of arrange from the Web
A Valparaiso woman who helped her twin sister arrange a burglary in Kouts where the twin's boyfriend got shot in the leg was sentenced to 20 years on Tuesday.
However, the episode delivered a major #plottwist when Catherine rejected Lyle's carefully arranged marriage proposal on camera.
Janikkia Lashay Carter, 36, is accused of being a go-between on the outside who arranged for the transfer of contraband into the facility.
Lake County Councilman Jamal Washington, D-Merrillville, also joined the cleanup and arranged for offenders in the Lake County Community Corrections program to work at the school.
As for Active Alts, Lamensdorf said his broker will take 15 percent for arranging the loan, with the remaining profit flowing back to the fund.
In fact, Katz has arranged a traditional klezmer tune for the program, though each of the works features the clarinet prominently.
When Felipe Talamante met in May with an undercover agent to arrange the sale of 44 pounds (20 kilograms) of cocaine, the agent noticed several kids playing in the home’s front yard, according to a federal criminal complaint filed this month.
Travel agencies in several countries arrange trips to North Korea, despite wide-ranging...
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Synonym Discussion of arrange
ARRANGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of arrange for English Language Learners
: to move and organize (things) into a particular order or position
: to give a particular order or position to the parts of (something)
: to organize the details of something before it happens : to plan (something)
ARRANGE Defined for Kids
Definition of arrange for Students
1 : to put in order and especially a particular order The books were arranged by subject.
2 : to make plans for arrange a meeting
3 : to come to an agreement about : settle arrange a truce
4 : to to write or change (a piece of music) to suit particular voices or instruments
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