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 rearrange
Is there any intervention that would do more than help to rearrange the rubble?
And so if the government could just get to the kitchen, rearrange some things, we could certainly party with the Haitians.‘Clueless’: How the Greatest Clique of the ‘90s Transformed Into A Shakespearean Tragedy|Marlow Stern|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Jackson asks if he can rearrange the seats before we start, she belts out sweetly: “Go nuts for cowboy butts!”
We rearrange our schedules so that we can spend more time catering to its every whim.
ARIES Incoming: You are bombarded with information now as plans change, rearrange, and caveats and amendments abound.
Betty placed Doris in a chair by the chimney corner and began to rearrange the table.A Little Girl in Old Boston|Amanda Millie Douglas
Nothing left to do but to rearrange the loads and wait for the lead to close.A Negro Explorer at the North Pole|Matthew A. Henson
There was no way she could enter his dreams and rearrange them and comfort him.Homo Inferior|Mari Wolf
He was able to discover whether an out-fielder was playing too close for a batter, or too far out, and rearrange the men.Pitching in a Pinch|Christy Mathewson
The third possible cause was that you did not rearrange your day.Mental Efficiency|Arnold Bennett
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.