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English Dictionary: arranging by the DICT Development Group
2 results for arranging
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music [syn: arrangement, arranging, transcription]
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.
                     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.
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