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. [1913 Webster]

So [they] came to the market place, and there he arranged his men in the streets. --Berners. [1913 Webster]

[They] were beginning to arrange their hampers. --Boswell. [1913 Webster]

A mechanism previously arranged. --Paley. [1913 Webster]

2. To adjust or settle; to prepare; to determine; as, to arrange the preliminaries of an undertaking. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Adjust; adapt; range; dispose; classify. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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