I suppose a mans life is often more like a novel than like anything else—only, perhaps, not so well arranged.
Her plots are well arranged, and her characters are clearly and strongly drawn.
The body is described as well arranged in the coffin, with arms and legs still flexible.
The return to the subject in the key of F, is well arranged.
It was all so well arranged, and I made sure the old boy was gone to bed.
How careful he and David had been to keep their museum neat and well arranged!
The colours were well arranged, and all was done with a due reference to the architectural features of the church.
It is a marriage we are interested in, and it is all well arranged for you.
There is a public museum, which is well stocked, and its specimens of natural history are well arranged.
Lorand had no other care than to see if the wounded girl's pillows were well arranged.
late 14c., "draw up a line of battle," from Old French arengier (12c.), from a- "to" (see ad-) + rangier "set in a row" (Modern French ranger), from rang "rank," from Frankish *hring (see rank (n.)).
A rare word until the meaning generalized to "to place things in order" c.1780-1800. Musical sense of "adapt for other instruments or voices" is from 1808. Related: Arranged; arranging. Arranged marriage attested from 1854.