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arrange

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/ 蓹藞re瑟nd蕭 /
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verb (used with object), ar路ranged, ar路rang路ing.
to place in proper, desired, or convenient order; adjust properly: to arrange books on a shelf.
to come to an agreement or understanding regarding: The two sides arranged the sale of the property.
to prepare or plan: to arrange the details of a meeting.
Music. to adapt (a composition) for a particular style of performance by voices or instruments.
verb (used without object), ar路ranged, ar路rang路ing.
to make plans or preparations: They arranged for a conference on Wednesday.
to make a settlement; come to an agreement: to arrange with the coal company for regular deliveries.
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Origin of arrange

1325鈥75; Middle English arayngen<Middle French arangier, equivalent to a-a-5 + rangier to range

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British Dictionary definitions for arrange

arrange
/ (蓹藞re瑟nd蕭) /

verb
(tr) to put into a proper, systematic, or decorative order
(tr; may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to arrive at an agreement or understanding about; settle
(when intr, often foll by for; when tr, may take a clause as object or an infinitive ) to make plans or preparations in advance (for something)we arranged for her to be met
(tr) to adapt (a musical composition) for performance in a different way, esp on different instruments
(tr) to adapt (a play, etc) for broadcasting
(intr often foll by with) to come to an agreement

Derived forms of arrange

arrangeable, adjectivearranger, noun

Word Origin for arrange

C14: from Old French arangier, from a- 虏 + rangier to put in a row, range
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