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1    tr   to put into a proper, systematic, or decorative order  
2    tr; may take a clause as object or an infinitive   to arrive at an agreement or understanding about; settle  
3    when intr, often foll by: for; when tr, may take a clause as object or an infinitive   to make plans or preparations in advance (for something)  
we arranged for her to be met     
4    tr   to adapt (a musical composition) for performance in a different way, esp. on different instruments  
5    tr   to adapt (a play, etc.) for broadcasting  
6    intr; often foll by: with   to come to an agreement  
     (C14: from Old French arangier, from a-2 + rangier to put in a row, range)  
  arrangeable      adj  
  arranger      n  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    align, array, class, classify, dispose, file, form, group, line up, marshal, order, organize, position, put in order, range, rank, sequence, set out, sort, sort out     (informal)   systematize, tidy  
2    adjust, agree to, come to terms, compromise, construct, contrive, determine, devise, fix up, organize, plan, prepare, project, schedule, settle  
3    adapt, instrument, orchestrate, score  
1 & 2    disarrange, disorganize, disturb, mess up, scatter  

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