Webster 1913 Edition
The act of arranging or putting in an orderly condition; the state of being arranged or put in order; disposition in suitable form.
The manner or result of arranging; system of parts disposed in due order; regular and systematic classification;
arrangementof one’s dress; the Linnæan
Preparatory proceeding or measure; preparation;
as, we have made.
arrangementfor receiving company
Settlement; adjustment by agreement;
as, the parties have made an
arrangementbetween themselves concerning their disputes; a satisfactory
The adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments for which it was not originally written.
A piece so adapted; a transcription;
as, a pianoforte
arrangementof Beethoven's symphonies; an orchestral
arrangementof a song, an opera, or the like.
Webster 1828 Edition
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.