arrange(redirected from arrangeable)
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These verbs mean to distribute or dispose persons or things properly or methodically: arranged the students alphabetically by last name; marshaled all relevant facts for the presentation; ordered my chaotic life; organized her desk; sorted the sweaters by color; systematized his coin collection by country and date.
v. -ranged, -rang•ing. v.t.
If you manage to do something, you succeed in doing it.
Use a to-infinitive, not an -ing form, after manage. Don't say, for example, 'How did you manage convincing her?'
Don't use a that-clause after manage. Don't say, for example, that you 'manage that something is done'. Say that you arrange for something to be done.
Don't say that you 'manage that someone does something'. Say that you arrange for someone to do something.
Past participle: arranged
|Verb||1.||arrange - put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"|
regularise, regularize - make regular or more regular; "regularize the heart beat with a pace maker"
order - place in a certain order; "order the photos chronologically"
order - bring order to or into; "Order these files"
straighten - make straight or straighter; "Straighten this post"; "straighten hair"
rearrange - put into a new order or arrangement; "Please rearrange these files"; "rearrange the furniture in my room"
coordinate, organise, organize - bring order and organization to; "Can you help me organize my files?"
stratify - form layers or strata; "The rock stratifies"
string, thread, draw - thread on or as if on a string; "string pearls on a string"; "the child drew glass beads on a string"; "thread dried cranberries"
marshal - arrange in logical order; "marshal facts or arguments"
string - stretch out or arrange like a string
string out, spread out - set out or stretch in a line, succession, or series; "the houses were strung out in a long row"
stack - arrange the order of so as to increase one's winning chances; "stack the deck of cards"
chain - connect or arrange into a chain by linking
concord - arrange the words of a text so as to create a concordance; "The team concorded several thousand nouns, verbs, and adjectives"
cascade - arrange (open windows) on a computer desktop so that they overlap each other, with the title bars visible
settle - arrange or fix in the desired order; "She settled the teacart"
pyramid - arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid
corral - arrange wagons so that they form a corral
array, lay out, set out, range - lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
pile, stack, heap - arrange in stacks; "heap firewood around the fireplace"; "stack your books up on the shelves"
drape - arrange in a particular way; "drape a cloth"
drape - place casually; "The cat draped herself on the sofa"
set - fix in a border; "The goldsmith set the diamond"
gradate - arrange according to grades; "These lines are gradated"
line up - form a line; "The buildings all line up neatly"
disarrange - destroy the arrangement or order of; "My son disarranged the papers on my desk"
|2.||arrange - make arrangements for; "Can you arrange a meeting with the President?"|
agree, concur, concord, hold - be in accord; be in agreement; "We agreed on the terms of the settlement"; "I can't agree with you!"; "I hold with those who say life is sacred"; "Both philosophers concord on this point"
firm up - arrange firmly; "firm up one's plans"
concord - arrange by concord or agreement; "Concord the conditions for the marriage of the Prince of Wales with a commoner"
settle - dispose of; make a financial settlement
|3.||arrange - plan, organize, and carry out (an event); "the neighboring tribe staged an invasion"|
initiate, pioneer - take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
dogfight - arrange for an illegal dogfight
tee up - make detailed arrangements or preparations
phase - arrange in phases or stages; "phase a withdrawal"
|4.||arrange - set (printed matter) into a specific format; "Format this letter so it can be printed out"|
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
indent - set in from the margin; "Indent the paragraphs of a letter"
rubricate - furnish with rubrics or regulate by rubrics; "the manuscript is not rubricated"
|5.||arrange - arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"|
bob - cut hair in the style of a bob; "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"
wave - set waves in; "she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair"
|6.||arrange - adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music"|
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
prearrange - arrange beforehand
put - adapt; "put these words to music"
transpose - put (a piece of music) into another key
|7.||arrange - arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"|
contemporise, contemporize, synchronise, synchronize - arrange or represent events so that they co-occur; "synchronize biblical events"
phrase - divide, combine, or mark into phrases; "phrase a musical passage"
put in order disturb, scatter, mess up, disorganize, disarrange
to arrange one's affairs → poner sus asuntos en orden
how did we arrange matters last time? → ¿cómo lo organizamos la última vez?
how is the room arranged? → ¿qué disposición tienen los muebles?
to arrange a party → organizar una fiesta
everything is arranged → todo está arreglado
"to be arranged" → "por determinar"
it was arranged that → se quedó en que ...
have you anything arranged for tomorrow? → ¿tienes planes para mañana?, ¿tienes algún compromiso mañana?
a marriage has been arranged between → se ha concertado la boda de ...
I've arranged a surprise for tonight → he preparado una sorpresa para esta noche
to arrange a time for → fijar una hora para
what did you arrange with him? → ¿en qué quedaste con él?
I arranged to meet him at the cafe → quedé en verlo or quedé con él en el café
I have arranged to see him tonight → quedamos en vernos esta noche, he quedado con él esta noche
to arrange with sb to + INFIN → ponerse de acuerdo con algn para que + subjun
to arrange with sb that → convenir con algn en que + subjun
I have arranged for you to go → lo he arreglado para que vayas
can you arrange for my luggage to be sent up? → por favor, (haga) que me suban el equipaje
can you arrange for him to replace you? → ¿puedes arreglarlo para que te sustituya?
to arrange a meeting → convenir d'un rendez-vous
Can we arrange a meeting? → Pouvons-nous convenir d'un rendez-vous?
to arrange a party → organiser une fête
it was arranged that ... → il a été convenu que ..., il a été décidé que ...
to arrange sth in piles → ranger qch en piles
to arrange to do sth → prévoir de faire qch
They arranged to go out together on Friday → Ils ont prévu de sortir ensemble vendredi.
We have arranged for a car to pick you up → Nous avons prévu qu'une voiture vienne vous prendre.
to arrange for sth to be done → faire en sorte que qch soit faitarranged marriage n → mariage m arrangé
to arrange a time for → stabilire or fissare una data per
everything is arranged → è tutto a posto
it was arranged that ... → è stato deciso or stabilito che...
what did you arrange with him? → per or su che cosa siete rimasti d'accordo?
to arrange to do sth → mettersi d'accordo per fare qc