Definition of orchestrate
1a : to compose or arrange (music) for an orchestra <The composer orchestrated the music for the symphony orchestra.>b : to provide with orchestration <orchestrate a ballet>
2 : to arrange or combine so as to achieve a desired or maximum effect <orchestrated preparations for the banquet> <a carefully orchestrated stunt>
orchestratoror less commonly
orchestraterplay \ˈȯr-kə-ˌstrā-tər\ noun
Examples of orchestrate in a sentence
He recently orchestrated a musical.
She orchestrated the entire event.
It's still unclear who was responsible for orchestrating the attack.
A strike was orchestrated by union members.
First Known Use of orchestrate
ORCHESTRATE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of orchestrate for English Language Learners
: to write or change (a piece of music) so that it can be played by an orchestra
: to organize or plan (something that is complicated)
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