What does arrange mean?

arrange meaning in General Dictionary

to set up appropriate purchase to dispose individuals or components in the way meant or ideal for the purpose as soldiers organized for fight

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  • set (printed matter) into a certain structure
  • adjust for overall performance in a different way
  • program, arrange, and carry out (a conference)
  • put in a proper or organized purchase
  • make arrangements for
  • arrange thoughts, a few ideas, temporal activities
  • arrange attractively
  • to include appropriate purchase; to dispose (persons, or parts) in how meant, or most suitable with the aim; as, soldiers arranged for battle.
  • To adjust or settle; to organize; to find out; as, to organize the preliminaries of an undertaking.

arrange meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., "draw up a line of battle," from Old French arengier (12c.), from a- "to" (see ad-) + rangier "emerge a row" (contemporary French ranger), from rang "rank," from Frankish *hring (see rank (n.)). A rare term until the meaning generalized to "to position things in order" c.1780-1800. Music feeling of "adapt for other instruments or sounds" is from 1808. Related: organized; arranging. Organized relationship attested from 1854.

arrange meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To put in correct order; to dispose (individuals, or components) in the way meant, or ideal for the purpose; because, troops organized for fight.

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  • (v. t.) To regulate or settle; to prepare; to determine; as, to set up the preliminaries of an undertaking.

Sentence Examples with the word arrange

The segmentation of the fertilized nucleus results in the formation of a number of nuclei which arrange themselves around the periphery of the egg and, the protoplasm surrounding them becoming constricted, a blastoderm or layer of cells, enclosing the central yolk, is formed.

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