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Definition of "arrangement" []

  • The act or process of arranging: the arrangement of a time and place for the meeting. (noun)
  • The condition, manner, or result of being arranged; disposal: provided flowers and saw to their arrangement. (noun)
  • A collection of things that have been arranged: the circular arrangement of megaliths called Stonehenge. (noun)
  • A provision or plan made in preparation for an undertaking. Often used in the plural: made arrangements for surgery. (noun)
  • An agreement or settlement; a disposition: Our dog will be looked after by arrangement with a neighbor. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "arrangement" in a sentence
  • "Leipheimer understands the arrangement is a quid pro quo for the Giro d'Italia, which Armstrong is scheduled to race in for the first time in May with Astana."
  • "Mr. Tomlin essentially argues that this arrangement is the best option Chumby had for a business model."
  • ""But this arrangement is an open invitation to lawlessness.""