arrange

verb
1 plan/organize sth
ADVERB
easily
hastily, quickly
secretly
specially
VERB + ARRANGE
try to
be able to, can

Todd will be able to arrange matters.

be difficult to, be easy to

These matters are easy to arrange.

be possible to
PREPOSITION
for

Can you arrange for this work to be carried out?

2 put in order; make neat/attractive
ADVERB
carefully, neatly, perfectly

Her red hair was carefully arranged and her face made up.

artfully
haphazardly, randomly
alphabetically, chronologically, symmetrically, systematically, thematically

The books are arranged alphabetically by author.

PREPOSITION
in

She arranged the chairs in neat rows.

into

She took the list of visitors' names and arranged them into groups of four.

according to

The clothes were arranged according to size.

PHRASES
arrange sth in … order

The names are arranged in alphabetical order.

Arrange is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑finance
Arrange is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accommodation, ↑affair, ↑appointment, ↑briefing, ↑collection, ↑convention, ↑credit, ↑date, ↑deal, ↑display, ↑excursion, ↑exhibition, ↑fixture, ↑funeral, ↑furniture, ↑hair, ↑insurance, ↑interview, ↑loan, ↑matter, ↑meeting, ↑music, ↑news conference, ↑outing, ↑overdraft, ↑press conference, ↑programme, ↑rendezvous, ↑reunion, ↑schedule, ↑seating, ↑shipment, ↑stunt, ↑thing, ↑tour, ↑transport, ↑transportation, ↑trip, ↑truce, ↑visit, ↑wedding

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  • arrangé — arrangé, ée (a ran jé, jée) part. passé. 1°   Mis dans un ordre convenable. Tout est ici très bien arrangé. •   Il ne se passe, à l intérieur des animaux, rien de suivi, rien d ordonné, puisqu ils n expriment rien par des signes combinés et… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • arrange — UK US /əˈreɪndʒ/ verb [I or T] ► to plan, prepare, or organize something: »The outing was arranged by the firm as part of a team building exercise. arrange an appointment/loan/meeting, etc. »Industry leaders hastily arranged a meeting with city… …   Financial and business terms

  • arrangé — Arrangé, [arrang]ée. part. On dit d Un homme, qu Il est arrangé, pour dire, qu Il fait toutes choses avec ordre, & quelquefois aussi, pour dire, qu Il est trop attaché à un certain ordre. On dit aussi, qu Un homme est arrangé, arrangé chez luy,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Arrange — Ar*range , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Arranged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arranging}.] [OE. arayngen, OF. arengier, F. arranger, fr. a (L. ad) + OF. rengier, rangier, F. ranger. See {Range}, v. t.] 1. To put in proper order; to dispose (persons, or parts) in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrange — [v1] put in an order align, array, class, classify, clear the decks, dispose, file, fix up, form, group, line up, methodize, organize, police, police up, position, put in good shape*, put in order*, put to rights*, range, rank, regulate, sort,… …   New thesaurus

  • arrange — [ə rānj′] vt. arranged, arranging [ME arengen < OFr arengier < a , to + rengier, RANGE] 1. to put in the correct, proper, or suitable order 2. to sort systematically; classify 3. to make ready; prepare or plan [to arrange a program of… …   English World dictionary

  • arrange — I (methodize) verb adapt, adjust, allocate, apportion, bring into order, bring to terms, collocate, come to an agreement, come to terms, componere, constituere, coordinate, determine, devise, digerere, direct, fix, fix the order, group, manage,… …   Law dictionary

  • arrange — (v.) late 14c., draw up a line of battle, from O.Fr. arengier (12c.), from a to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + rangier set in a row (Mod.Fr. ranger), from rang rank, from Frankish *hring (see RANK (Cf. rank) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • arrange — 1 *order, marshal, organize, systematize, methodize Analogous words: dispose (see corresponding noun DISPOSAL): *line, line up, range, array, align: *assort, classify, pigeonhole, sort Antonyms: derange, disarrange Contrasted words: *disorder,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • arrange — ► VERB 1) put tidily or in a particular order. 2) organize or plan. 3) Music adapt (a composition) for performance with instruments or voices other than those originally specified. DERIVATIVES arrangeable adjective arranger noun. ORIGIN Old… …   English terms dictionary

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