Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “arrange”

See all translations

arrange

verb  /əˈreɪndʒ/ us  

arrange verb (PLAN)

[I/T] to plan or make preparations for something or for something to happen: [T] He arranged a meeting between the two leaders. [+ to infinitive] My friends arranged to eat with me. [I] Shelly arranged for the publication of her thesis.

arrange verb (PUT IN POSITION)

[T] to put something in a particular order: We arranged the chairs in a circle. Books should be arranged alphabetically by author.

arrange verb (WRITE MUSIC)

[T] to write the parts of a piece of music so that it can be played by a particular instrument or instruments
arranger
noun [C]  /əˈreɪn·dʒər/ us  
Ellington was a composer, arranger, and pianist.
(Definition of arrange from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of arrange?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “arrange” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More