verb (used with object), ar·ranged, ar·rang·ing.
verb (used without object), ar·ranged, ar·rang·ing.
- arranged marriage,
Origin of arrange
Examples from the Web for arrange
After everyone has had their fill, we thank them for their time and arrange our next meeting.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is expected to tell the court that Dewani had paid him $900 to arrange a fake carjacking from which his wife would not emerge.The Honeymoon Murder Trial of British Millionaire Shrien Dewani Begins|Nico Hines|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We arrange ourselves in a circle on metal foldout chairs and a futon.A Shooting on a Tribal Land Uncovers Feds Running Wild|Caitlin Dickson|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some nights they have concerts for musicians without a permit, and they also arrange shows for painters and photographers.
Waiting for others to arrange their next meeting means a months-long delay.Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father|Adam Hochschild|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If she only knew what day Jimmy was to be in Washington she could arrange to meet him there.The Little Colonel's Chum: Mary Ware|Annie Fellows Johnston
Brief time remains for thee to prepare for the impending stroke, to arrange thy affairs, and to take leave of thy friends.Egmont|Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
I daresay the Count has told you that he would not work any more for us, and you are anxious to arrange the matter?A Cigarette-Maker's Romance|F. Marion Crawford
He will arrange his papers, not in the best way, but in the way he has always arranged them.Christopher Quarles|Percy James Brebner
She spoke satirically and smiled, but at the same moment tried to arrange the cushions more comfortably.Mrs. Severn, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Mary Elizabeth Carter
Word Origin for arrange
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.