from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or process of arranging: the arrangement of a time and place for the meeting.
- n. The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal: provided flowers and saw to their arrangement.
- n. A collection of things that have been arranged: the circular arrangement of megaliths called Stonehenge.
- n. A provision or plan made in preparation for an undertaking. Often used in the plural: made arrangements for surgery.
- n. An agreement or settlement; a disposition: Our dog will be looked after by arrangement with a neighbor.
- n. Music An adaptation of a composition for other instruments or voices or for another style of performance.
- n. Music A composition so arranged.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of arranging.
- n. The manner of being arranged.
- n. A collection of things that have been arranged.
- n. A particular way in which items are organized.
- n. Preparations for some undertaking.
- n. An agreement.
- n. An adaptation of a piece of music for other instruments, or in another style.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of arranging or putting in an orderly condition; the state of being arranged or put in order; disposition in suitable form.
- n. The manner or result of arranging; system of parts disposed in due order; regular and systematic classification
- n. Preparatory proceeding or measure; preparation.
- n. Settlement; adjustment by agreement
- n. The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments for which it was not originally written.
- n. A piece so adapted; a transcription
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of arranging or putting in proper order; the state of being put in order; disposition in suitable form.
- n. That which is disposed in order; a system of parts disposed in due order; any combination of parts or materials.
- n. The style or mode in which things are arranged.
- n. Preparatory measure or negotiation; previous disposition or plan; preparation: commonly in the plural: as, we have made arrangements for a journey.
- n. Final settlement; adjustment by agreement: as, the arrangement of a dispute.
- n. In music: The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments, or to a purpose, for which it was not originally designed. A piece so adapted; a transcription: as, an orchestral arrangement of a song, an opera, or the like.
- n. Structure, form.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the thing arranged or agreed to
- n. a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
- n. an organized structure for arranging or classifying
- n. the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music
- n. an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
- n. the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
From French arrangement. (Wiktionary)