from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To put into a specific order or relation; dispose: arrange shoes in a neat row.
- transitive v. To plan or prepare for: arrange a picnic.
- transitive v. To bring about an agreement concerning; settle: "It has been arranged for him by his family to marry a girl of his own class” ( Edmund Wilson).
- transitive v. Music To reset (a composition) for other instruments or voices or as another style of performance.
- intransitive v. To come to an agreement.
- intransitive v. To make preparations; plan: arrange for a big wedding.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To set up, to organize, especially in a positive manner.
- v. To put in order, to organize.
- v. To prepare and adapt an already written composition for presentation in other than its original form.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To put in proper order; to dispose (persons, or parts) in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose.
- transitive v. To adjust or settle; to prepare; to determine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To put in proper order; dispose or set out conformably to a plan or purpose; give a certain collocation to; marshal: as, to arrange troops for battle.
- To adjust; settle; come to an agreement or understanding regarding: as, to arrange the terms of a bargain.
- In music, to adapt or alter so as to fit for performance by other voices or instruments than those designed by the composer: as, to arrange an opera for the piano.
- To fix upon, determine, agree upon, draw up; to devise, organize, construct, concoct.
- To make preparations; carry out beforehand such negotiations or make such disposition in regard to some matter as may be necessary: as, to arrange about a passport, or for supplies; arrange with a publisher.
- To come to an agreement or understanding in regard to something; make a settlement.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. adapt for performance in a different way
- v. put into a proper or systematic order
- v. plan, organize, and carry out (an event)
- v. arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
- v. arrange attractively
- v. set (printed matter) into a specific format
- v. make arrangements for
The question then will be do we again arrange some kind of backroom sweetheart deal for the big banks that got us into this mess, or do we go the opposite direction, and save the economy by helping middle class homeowners first.
Under each title arrange the varieties in a similar relation as follows in either (1) or (2):
Since he's the one who has to do the financing, that is to say, arrange the state's cash flow, that's significant.
How much have YOU donated in life yet? one more thing: Bill Gates an Warren Buffett are a million times better for society than the likes of Carlos Slim, Lakshmi Mittal, Ambani brothers etc who will even "arrange" their children's wedding to ensure that every wealth "stays within the family".
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - At a January 2008 meeting with the U.S. ambassador, former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif called himself pro-American and praised the U.S. government's move to "arrange" the naming of the new Pakistani army chief.
At a January 2008 meeting with the U.S. ambassador, former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called himself pro-American and praised the U.S. government's move to "arrange" the naming of the new Pakistani army chief.
But that's Ok. The democratic voter's, especially from florida and Michigan are going to "arrange" for Obama to get crushed come November.
In fact, if you surf the web using a mobile version of Internet Explorer, on Windows Mobile based devices, you can choose some layout options which the browser uses to "arrange" the content of the page to the device screen width independently from the original page layout:
I love very much strawberries, you can "arrange" them in so many ways, and cherries, a sweet souvenir when I was a child climbing on trees to pick them!
Shelley variously designates by terms such as "arrange,"