- the adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments, or to a new purpose.
- a piece so adapted.
Origin of arrangement
Related Words for rearrangementdivision, disturbance, disarray, discontinuity, disconnection, shift, misplacement, move, break, disruption, confusion, disengagement, dislocation, disorder, disorganization, movement, disarticulation
Examples from the Web for rearrangement
Historical Examples of rearrangement
Do we count them worth the rearrangement of our day, that we may have more time to pray?Things as They Are
And there was the movement of feet, and rearrangement of furniture.The Treasure Trail
Marah Ellis Ryan
Like many other failures, it led to reflection and a rearrangement of the machinery.The Plant Hunters
This was shown in some rearrangement of the school seats and benches.
Their annexation by Austria meant to Serbia that there could now be no rearrangement.
1727, from French arrangement, from arranger "arrange" (see arrange).