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tr.v. or·ches·trat·ed, or·ches·trat·ing, or·ches·trates
1. To compose or arrange (music) for performance by an orchestra.
2. To arrange or control the elements of, as to achieve a desired overall effect: orchestrated a successful political campaign.
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1. (Classical Music) to score or arrange (a piece of music) for orchestra
2. to arrange, organize, or build up for special or maximum effect
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v.t. -trat•ed, -trat•ing.
1. to compose or arrange (music) for orchestra.
2. to arrange, coordinate, or manipulate the elements of to achieve a goal or effect: to orchestrate negotiations.
or′ches•tra`tor, or′ches•trat`er, n.
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Past participle: orchestrated
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|Verb||1.||orchestrate - write an orchestra score for|
euphony, music - any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds; "he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes"
score - write a musical score for
|2.||orchestrate - plan and direct (a complex undertaking); "he masterminded the robbery"|
plan - make plans for something; "He is planning a trip with his family"
choreograph - plan and oversee the development and details of; "The meeting between the two Presidents had been carefully choreographed"
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1. organize, plan, run, set up, arrange, be responsible for, put together, see to (informal), marshal, coordinate, concert, stage-manage The colonel orchestrated the rebellion from inside his army jail.
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1. (Mus) → orquestar
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vt → orchestrieren
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orchestrate[ˈɔːkɪsˌtreɪt] vt (Mus) (fig) → orchestrare
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