Arrange Definition

ə-rānj
arranged, arranges, arranging
verb
arranged, arranges, arranging
To put in the correct, proper, or suitable order.
Webster's New World
To sort systematically; classify.
Webster's New World
To make plans; prepare.
Arrange to be here later.
Webster's New World
To come to an agreement (with a person, about a thing)
Webster's New World
To write arrangements, esp. as a profession.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Arrange

  • From Middle English arengen, arrangen (“to draw up a battle line”) from Old French arengier, arrangier (“to put in a line, put in a row”) from reng, rang, ranc (“line, row, rank”), from Frankish hring (“ring”), from Proto-Germanic *hringaz (“something bent or curved”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker- (“to bend, turn”). Akin to Old High German (h)ring, Old Frisian hring, Old English hring, hrincg (“ring”), Old Norse hringr (“ring, circle, queue, sword; ship”). More at ring

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English arengen from Old French arengier a- to (from Latin ad- ad–) rengier to put in a line (from reng rank (of warriors), line) (of Germanic origin sker-2 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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