Definitions of arrangement

  1. an orderly grouping ( of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging; " a flower arrangement"
  2. the act of arranging a piece of music
  3. a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
  4. the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music
  5. The act of arranging or putting in an orderly condition; the state of being arranged or put in order; disposition in suitable form.
  6. The manner or result of arranging; system of parts disposed in due order; regular and systematic classification; as, arrangement of one's dress; the Linnaean arrangement of plants.
  7. Preparatory proceeding or measure; preparation; as, we have made arrangement for receiving company.
  8. Settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a satisfactory arrangement.
  9. The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments for which it was not originally written.
  10. 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.
  11. The act of putting in proper form or order; preparation; settlement; classification; adjustment; adaptation.
  12. Act of arranging: classification: settlement.
  13. Act of arranging; order.
  14. An arranging, or that which is arranged; disposition; order; preparation; plan; settlement; adjustment.
  15. The act of arranging; the state of being arranged; settlement; adjustment; classification.
  16. Putting into proper order; settlement; a classification.

Usage examples for arrangement

  1. He was, therefore, more anxious than he dared to show to come to some arrangement. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  2. It did not occur to anybody to credit Yasmini with the arrangement, or with the suddenly aroused interest in smoke against the after- midnight sky. – Winds of the World by Talbot Mundy
  3. Thus the matter was settled, and Mr. Traffick was altogether well pleased with the arrangement. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  4. This was a dangerous arrangement. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  5. Thanks to that arrangement, we sha'n't have to wait for news till Duncan can telegraph that he has seen her to her journey's end. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  6. Not with your proposed arrangement, Lady Jabe. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  7. Then I suppose you would like some arrangement about him? – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  8. I have it by a little arrangement. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  9. Sivert was not pleased with the arrangement, but Eleseus was a fellow who would stand no nonsense. – Growth of the Soil by Knut Hamsun
  10. Colonel Fisher's family were, however, not satisfied with this semi- heathen arrangement and later on built a Christian church destined to include their remains. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  11. But I must let her know of this arrangement. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  12. In the first years Mrs. Mavick had been greatly relieved to be spared all the care of the baby, and as the years went on, the arrangement seemed more and more convenient, and she gave little thought to the character that was being formed. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  13. But tell me, continued Mrs Riversley eagerly, did you make the arrangement? – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  14. Numisia made every arrangement that would prevent any more from learning the secret and would make your return easy. – The Unwilling Vestal by Edward Lucas White
  15. But if they want it for this Home arrangement, I think I'll be rather glad to let it go. – Patty Blossom by Carolyn Wells
  16. But there was an agreement between them that if any one should learn of the facts from her, he would never again take arms for her, and to this arrangement she gave consent. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  17. No other arrangement seems possible. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  18. We have a different arrangement. – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston