arranger


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ar·range

 (ə-rānj′)
v. ar·ranged, ar·rang·ing, ar·rang·es
v.tr.
1. To put into a specific order or relation; dispose: arrange shoes in a neat row.
2. To plan or prepare for: arrange a picnic.
3. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning; settle: Have the bride and groom arranged the date of the wedding?
4. Music To adapt or rework (a composition) for other instruments or voices or as another style of performance.
v.intr.
1. To come to an agreement: arrange with a friend for a ride to work.
2. To cause something to happen or make plans for something to happen: arrange for a big wedding.

[Middle English arengen, from Old French arengier : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + rengier, to put in a line (from reng, rank (of warriors), line, of Germanic origin; see sker- in Indo-European roots).]

ar·rang′er n.
Synonyms: arrange, marshal, order, organize, sort, systematize
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.arranger - a person who brings order and organization to an enterprisearranger - a person who brings order and organization to an enterprise; "she was the organizer of the meeting"
coordinator - someone whose task is to see that work goes harmoniously
systematiser, systematizer, systemiser, systemizer, systematist, orderer - an organizer who puts things in order; "Aristotle was a great orderer of ideas"
thinker - someone who exercises the mind (usually in an effort to reach a decision)
2.arranger - a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performancearranger - a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance
musician - artist who composes or conducts music as a profession
orchestrator - an arranger who writes for orchestras
Translations

arranger

[əˈreɪndʒəʳ] N
1. (Mus) → arreglista mf
2. (= organizer) → organizador(a) m/f

arranger

[əˈreɪndʒər] n
[music] → arrangeur/euse m/f

arranger

n
(Mus) → Arrangeur(in) m(f)
(= organizer)Organisator(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
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The three points of the musical triangle are the performing artist at the very top and the composer and arranger at the base points.
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INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENT: ``Angel Eyes,'' Bill Cunliffe, arranger (Alan Kaplan), from ``Lonely Town''; ``Kiji Takes a Ride,'' Sammy Nestico, arranger (Sammy Nestico), from ``This Is the Moment''; ``Plaza Oscura,'' Carlos Franzetti, arranger (Carlos Franzetti and Allison Brewster Franzetti), from ``Poeta De Arrabal''; ``Six Feet Under Title Theme,'' Thomas Newman, arranger (Thomas Newman), from ``Six Feet Under''; ``You've Changed,'' David Balakrishnan, arranger (Turtle Island String Quartet featuring Paquito D'Rivera), from ``Danzon.