[ad_1] noun
  1. an act of arranging; state of being arranged.
  2. the manner or way in which things are arranged: a tactful arrangement of the seating at dinner.
  3. a final settlement; adjustment by agreement: The arrangement with the rebels lasted only two weeks.
  4. Usually arrangements. preparatory measures; plans; preparations: They made arrangements for an early departure.
  5. something arranged in a particular way: a floral arrangement; the arrangement of chairs for the seminar.
  6. Music.
    1. the adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments, or to a new purpose.
    2. a piece so adapted.
  1. final arrangements, the planning or scheduling of funeral services and burial: Final arrangements are still pending.


  1. the act of arranging or being arranged
  2. the form in which things are arrangedhe altered the arrangement of furniture in the room
  3. a thing composed of various ordered parts; the result of arranginga flower arrangement
  4. (often plural) a preparatory measure taken or plan made; preparation
  5. an agreement or settlement; understanding
  6. an adaptation of a piece of music for performance in a different way, esp on different instruments from those for which it was originally composed
  7. an adaptation (of a play, etc) for broadcasting

1727, from French arrangement, from arranger “arrange” (see arrange).

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