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Meaning of arrangement by Wiktionary Dictionary



    • IPA: /ʌˈreɪnʤmənt/, SAMPA: /V"reIndZm@nt/


    arrangement ( plural: arrangements )

    1. The act of arranging .
    2. The manner of being arranged .
    3. A collection of things that have been arranged .
    4. A particular way in which items are organized .
    5. ( plural: ) Preparations for some undertaking .
    6. An agreement .
    7. ( music ) An adaptation of a piece of music for other instruments, or in another style .

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Explanation of arrangement by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music

    2. the spatial property of the way in which something is placed

    3. the arrangement of the furniture
    4. an organized structure for arranging or classifying

    5. he changed the arrangement of the topics
    6. the thing arranged or agreed to

    7. they made arrangements to meet in Chicago
    8. a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments

    9. an orderly grouping ( of things or persons ) considered as a unit

    10. a flower arrangement

    Definition of arrangement by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Arrangement n. [Cf. F. arrangement.]
      1. The act of arranging or putting in an orderly condition; the state of being arranged or put in order; disposition in suitable form.

      2. The manner or result of arranging; system of parts disposed in due order; regular and systematic classification; as, “arrangement of one's dress; the Linnæan arrangement of plants.”

      3. Preparatory proceeding or measure; preparation; as, “we have made arrangement for receiving company”.

      4. Settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, “the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a satisfactory arrangement.”

      5. ( Mus. ) The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments for which it was not originally written. A piece so adapted; a transcription; as, “a pianoforte arrangement of Beethoven's symphonies; an orchestral arrangement of a song, an opera, or the like.”