Antonyms for arrange

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-reynj
Phonetic Transcription : əˈreɪndʒ

Definition of arrange

Origin :
  • late 14c., "draw up a line of battle," from Old French arengier (12c.), from a- "to" (see ad-) + rangier "set in a row" (Modern French ranger), from rang "rank," from Frankish *hring (see rank (n.)).
  • A rare word until the meaning generalized to "to place things in order" c.1780-1800. Musical sense of "adapt for other instruments or voices" is from 1808. Related: Arranged; arranging. Arranged marriage attested from 1854.
  • verb put in an order
  • verb make plans, often involving agreement
  • verb prepare musical composition differently
Example sentences :
  • Andrew thanked him and went into the cabin to arrange for lights.
  • Extract from : « Way of the Lawless » by Max Brand
  • I want to call on that sick boy to-morrow if I can arrange it.
  • Extract from : « Ester Ried Yet Speaking » by Isabella Alden
  • It seems the library takes a longer time to arrange than usual.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • Together they carried in the several hundred volumes, and then began to arrange them.
  • Extract from : « In the Midst of Alarms » by Robert Barr
  • Have him come down, for we must arrange to back Lucretia—she's worth it.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • I have been privileged to take them home and arrange them in my room and Dana's.
  • Extract from : « Her Father's Daughter » by Gene Stratton-Porter
  • Then let us arrange a careful plan of attack, and try them another day.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Life of Napoleon » by Eugenie Foa
  • But it had not been possible to arrange something of the kind.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • Hold on to your bank stock and arrange to have all mortgages in the name of the bank, not in your own.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • He might begin to talk and maybe they could arrange a settlement.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius

Synonyms for arrange

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