- the adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments, or to a new purpose.
- a piece so adapted.
Origin of arrangement
Related Words for arrangementadjustment, deal, package, schedule, agreement, preparation, compromise, plan, settlement, provision, form, pattern, system, method, design, distribution, composition, structure, compact, terms
Examples from the Web for arrangement
Contemporary Examples of arrangement
Reprinted by arrangement with The Penguin Press, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, A Penguin Random House Company.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch
January 4, 2015
King agreed to this arrangement but did not reveal it to his followers.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’
January 2, 2015
He had made an arrangement with Barclay H. Warburton, owner of the Philadelphia Evening Telegraph.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire
October 4, 2014
I was making a fair amount of mistakes trying to learn the arrangement while playing along with the band.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More
September 29, 2014
The arrangement is unorthodox enough that it could revolutionize the role that Super PACs play in campaigns.Is The Tea Party's Latest Move Illegal?
August 6, 2014
Historical Examples of arrangement
"I shall not interfere with that arrangement," said the lawyer, misunderstanding his object.Brave and Bold
Sometimes this arrangement was made to save the master trouble.Biography of a Slave
Probably then the stair and the room below had been an arrangement for the musicians.Weighed and Wanting
The arrangement of the house permits of great regularity in working.
It wouldn't be the first arrangement of that sort in New York, either.The Bacillus of Beauty
1727, from French arrangement, from arranger "arrange" (see arrange).