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 re-arrange
Last fall, Sarah Palin tried to re-arrange the familiar verses.
The various specimens which he already possessed were landed, that he might also re-arrange them.In the Eastern Seas|W.H.G. Kingston
With this large accession of material, it was found absolutely necessary to re-arrange and re-write the whole.The Ornithology of Shakespeare|James Edmund Harting
As soon as the buildings were well under way, Chief Factor Douglas sailed northward along the coast to re-arrange the trade.The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company|George Bryce
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.