transitive verb Date: 1744 to disturb the arrangement or order of <
hair disarranged by the wind
disarrangement noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • Disarrange — Dis ar*range , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disarranged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disarranging}.] [Pref. dis + arrange: cf. F. d[ e]sarranger.] To unsettle or disturb the order or due arrangement of; to throw out of order. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disarrange — I verb confuse, derange, discompose, dislocate, disorder, disorganize, disorient, displace, disrupt, disturb, jumble, mismanage, ruffle, scatter, scramble, unsettle, upset II index agitate (shake up), confuse (create disorder) …   Law dictionary

  • disarrange — derange, disorganize, *disorder, unsettle, disturb Analogous words: *misplace, mislay: displace, *replace: upset, *overturn Antonyms: arrange Contrasted words: *order, systematize, methodize …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • disarrange — [v] disorder derange, discompose, disturb, get out of order, jumble, mess, mix up, ruffle, scramble, shuffle, unsettle, untidy; concepts 240,250 …   New thesaurus

  • disarrange — ► VERB ▪ make untidy or disordered …   English terms dictionary

  • disarrange — [dis΄ə rānj′, dis′ə rānj΄] vt. disarranged, disarranging to undo the order or arrangement of; make less neat; disorder …   English World dictionary

  • disarrange — UK [ˌdɪsəˈreɪndʒ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms disarrange : present tense I/you/we/they disarrange he/she/it disarranges present participle disarranging past tense disarranged past participle disarranged formal to upset the order of… …   English dictionary

  • disarrange — verb To undo the arrangement of; to disorder; to derange. Stay, dear, you will disarrange your curls let me untie your hat …   Wiktionary

  • disarrange — disarrangement, n. disarranger, n. /dis euh raynj /, v.t., disarranged, disarranging. to disturb the arrangement of; disorder; unsettle. [1735 45; DIS 1 + ARRANGE] * * * …   Universalium

  • disarrange — Synonyms and related words: agitate, beat, beat up, break, break off, churn, churn up, clutter, confuse, convulse, derange, disarray, disarticulate, discompose, discontinue, dishevel, disjoin, disjoint, dislocate, disorder, disorganize, displace …   Moby Thesaurus

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