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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ar·range v. t. [imp. & p. p. Arranged; p. pr. & vb. n. Arranging ]
 1. To put in proper order; to dispose (persons, or parts) in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose; as, troops arranged for battle.
    So [they] came to the market place, and there he arranged his men in the streets.   --Berners.
    [They] were beginning to arrange their hampers.   --Boswell.
    A mechanism previously arranged.   --Paley.
 2. To adjust or settle; to prepare; to determine; as, to arrange the preliminaries of an undertaking.
 Syn: -- Adjust; adapt; range; dispose; classify.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: disposed or placed in a particular kind of order; "the
             carefully arranged chessmen"; "haphazardly arranged
             interlobular septa"; "comfortable chairs arranged
             around the fireplace" [syn: ordered] [ant: disarranged]
      2: planned in advance; "an arranged marriage"
      3: deliberately arranged for effect; "one of those artfully
         staged photographs" [syn: staged]