Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To arrange in advance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To arrange previously.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To arrange beforehand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To arrange in advance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb arrange beforehand

Etymologies

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pre- +‎ arrange

Examples

  • Tell them to check into how to use the system to 'prearrange' a sub.

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  • The much larger livery cab industry must prearrange all rides.

    Mayor to Loosen Livery-Cab Rules

  • Your travel agent can prearrange your connecting flight, saving you time at the airport, but sometimes this can cost more than buying your ticket at the window.

    Cozumel An Island Paradise - 'Vistas De Cozumel'

  • In "One-upmanship," Potter suggests that one way to even things up is to prearrange a woman with a sexy voice to telephone at a time when one is likely to be unclothed in the physician's examining room, and that one take the call sitting naked upon the physician's desk, chatting amiably away.

    The Success of Failure

  • Those who want to get up close with a shark or a profusion of large reef fish can prearrange to suit up and dive into the tanks themselves.

    Finding Nemo

  • Your travel agent can prearrange your connecting flight, saving you time at the airport, but sometimes this can cost more than buying your ticket at the window.

    Cozumel An Island Paradise - 'Vistas De Cozumel'

  • We offer computer training and college-level preparation in multiple subjects because, like the couples in a prearranged marriage, I find that children do best when we prearrange their success rather than hoping that they eventually stumble onto what they should have been guided to in the first place.

    Reposition Yourself

  • Suppose for some reason they cannot talk to each other, but they prearrange that Lizzi will send Joanna an e-mail message if, and only if, ω2 occurs.

    Common Knowledge

  • In reality, there is no expert, within the FOMC or otherwise, who can prearrange benign consequences of non-trivial monetary policies, beyond obvious immediate effects that anyone can predict.

    The FOMC's Only Task Should Be Price Stability

  • Baker's style is to prearrange deals by patiently and quietly lining up the parties before going public.

    The Rescue Squad

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