prearrange

[ pree-uh-reynj ]
/ ˌpri əˈreɪndʒ /

verb (used with object), pre·ar·ranged, pre·ar·rang·ing.

to arrange in advance or beforehand.

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Origin of prearrange

First recorded in 1805–15; pre- + arrange

OTHER WORDS FROM prearrange

pre·ar·range·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for prearrange

  • That a will could reach out and prearrange a man's misfortunes was to her mind incredible, for there were no precedents.

  • Whether in military or in civil life, he desired to prearrange and order every detail.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
  • What he felt was resentment, dissatisfaction, a growing inability to control events or to prearrange his sensations.