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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arrange  \Ar*range"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Arranged};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Arranging}.]  [OE.  arayngen  OF  arengier  F. 
  arranger,  fr  a  (L.  ad)  +  OF  rengier  rangier,  F.  ranger. 
  See  {Range},  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  put  in  proper  order  to  dispose  (persons,  or  parts)  in 
  the  manner  intended,  or  best  suited  for  the  purpose;  as 
  troops  arranged  for  battle. 
 
  So  [they]  came  to  the  market  place  and  there  he 
  arranged  his  men  in  the  streets.  --Berners. 
 
  [They]  were  beginning  to  arrange  their  hampers. 
  --Boswell. 
 
  A  mechanism  previously  arranged.  --Paley. 
 
  2.  To  adjust  or  settle;  to  prepare;  to  determine;  as  to 
  arrange  the  preliminaries  of  an  undertaking. 
 
  Syn:  Adjust  adapt;  range;  dispose;  classify. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arrange 
  v  1:  make  arrangements  for  "Arrange  a  party  for  the  newly-weds" 
  2:  put  into  a  proper  or  systematic  order  "arrange  the  flowers 
  in  the  vase"  [syn:  {set  up}]  [ant:  {disarrange}] 
  3:  make  arrangements  for  "Can  you  arrange  a  meeting  with  the 
  President?"  [syn:  {fix  up}] 
  4:  plan  organize,  and  carry  out  (an  event)  [syn:  {stage},  {bring 
  about}] 
  5:  set  into  a  specific  format;  of  printed  matter;  "Format  this 
  letter  so  it  can  be  printed  out"  [syn:  {format}] 
  6:  of  hair  [syn:  {dress},  {set},  {do},  {coif},  {coiffe},  {coiffure}] 
  7:  adapt  for  performance  in  a  different  way  "set  this  poem  to 
  music"  [syn:  {set}] 
  8:  arrange  thoughts,  ideas,  temporal  events,  etc.;  "arrange  my 
  schedule;"  "set  up  one's  life";  "I  put  these  memories  with 
  those  of  bygone  times"  [syn:  {set  up},  {put},  {order}] 




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