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arrangement

ARRANGEMENT, n.

1. The act of putting in proper order; the state of being put in order; disposition in suitable form.

2. That which is disposed in order; system of parts disposed in due order.

The interest of that portion of social arrangement is in the hands of all those who compose it.

3. Preparatory measure; previous disposition; as, we have made arrangements for receiving company.

4. Final settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a popular use of the word.

5. Classification of facts relating to a subject, in a regular, systematic order; as the Linnean arrangement of plants.



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ARRANGEMENT, n.

1. The act of putting in proper order; the state of being put in order; disposition in suitable form.

2. That which is disposed in order; system of parts disposed in due order.

The interest of that portion of social arrangement is in the hands of all those who compose it.

3. Preparatory measure; previous disposition; as, we have made arrangements for receiving company.

4. Final settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a popular use of the word.

5. Classification of facts relating to a subject, in a regular, systematic order; as the Linnean arrangement of plants.

AR-RANGE-MENT, n.

  1. The act of putting in proper order; the state of being put in order; disposition in suitable form.
  2. That which is disposed in order; system of parts disposed in due order. The interest of that portion of social arrangement is in the hands of all those who compose it. – Burke.
  3. Preparatory measure; previous disposition; as, we have made arrangements for receiving company.
  4. Final settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a popular use of the word.
  5. Classification of facts relating to a subject, in regular, systematic order; as, the Linnæan arrangement of plants.

Ar*range"ment
  1. The act of arranging or putting in an orderly condition; the state of being arranged or put in order; disposition in suitable form.
  2. The manner or result of arranging; system of parts disposed in due order; regular and systematic classification; as, arrangement of one's dress; the Linnæan arrangement of plants.
  3. Preparatory proceeding or measure; preparation; as, we have made arrangement for receiving company.
  4. Settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a satisfactory arrangement.
  5. The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments for which it was not originally written.

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Arrangement

ARRANGEMENT, noun

1. The act of putting in proper order; the state of being put in order; disposition in suitable form.

2. That which is disposed in order; system of parts disposed in due order.

The interest of that portion of social arrangement is in the hands of all those who compose it.

3. Preparatory measure; previous disposition; as, we have made arrangements for receiving company.

4. Final settlement; adjustment by agreement; as, the parties have made an arrangement between themselves concerning their disputes; a popular use of the word.

5. Classification of facts relating to a subject, in a regular, systematic order; as the Linnean arrangement of plants.

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