Definition for AR-RANGE-MENT


  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.

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