Synonyms and Antonyms of arrangement

  1. 1 a method worked out in advance for achieving some objective will work out a visitation arrangement in court Synonyms plan, blueprint, design, game, game plan, ground plan, master plan, program, project, road map, scheme, strategy, systemRelated Words collusion, conspiracy, plot; contrivance, device, gambit, maneuver, ruse, stratagem, subterfuge, trick; counterplan, counterstrategy; means, tactic, technique, way; procedure, protocol; conception, idea, projet, proposal, specific(s), specification(s); aim, intent, intention, purpose; diagram, formula, layout, map, pattern, platform, policy, recipe, setup

  2. 2 the way in which something is sized, arranged, or organized an artistic arrangement of the vases on the shelf Synonyms format, configuration, conformation, formation, layout, setout, setupRelated Words design, plan, scheme; composition, constitution, getup, makeup; build, construction, structure

  3. 3 the way in which the elements of something (as a work of art) are arranged the close arrangement of the figures in the family portrait is meant to be symbolic of their close emotional attachment Synonyms composition, configuration, constellation, design, form, format, getup, layout, makeup, ordonnance, patternRelated Words motif, theme

  4. 4 the way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another the ill-advised arrangement of works in the piano recital resulted in pieces of similar mood being played back-to-back Synonyms order, array, disposal, disposition, distribution, ordering, sequence, setupRelated Words continuity; precedence, priority; chain, procession, progression, succession; series; aligning (also alining), alignment (also alinement), lining up; design, layout, pattern, structure, systemNear Antonyms confusion, disorder, disorganization, disruption, upset; disconnection, disjointedness

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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