arrangement


arrangement
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Putting in proper order
Nouns
1. arrangement, plan, preparation, disposition, disposal, distribution, deployment, sorting; configuration, form, format, grouping, placement, formation, constitution, assortment, triage; method; allotment (See apportionment); taxonomy, organization, classification (See class); register, file (See list); echelon; order, array, system; flow chart, Gantt chart, tableau. See symmetry.
2. sorter, filing system; index, table, inventory; organizer; filing clerk.
Verbs
1. arrange, dispose, line up, place, form; put, set, or place in order; set out, collate, pack, marshal, range, size, rank, group; dispose of, compartmentalize, pigeonhole, assign places to; assort, sort, prioritize (See priority); put or set to rights, align, line up, put in shape or in array, reduce to order, put up; stack. Informal, get one's ducks in a row, get one's act or head together.
2. classify, alphabetize, file; string together, register (See list); graduate (See degree); regulate, systematize, coordinate, organize, straighten up.
Adjectives — arranged, methodical, orderly, tidy, neat, regular, systematic, classified, structured.
Adverbs — methodically, systematically, like clockwork, in apple-pie order.
Antonyms, See disorder.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The act of arranging]
Syn. ordering, grouping, classification; see classification 1 , organization 1 .
2. [The result of arranging]
Syn. method, system, form; see order 3 , organization 2 .
3. [An agreement]
Syn. settlement, adjustment, compromise; see agreement 3 .
4. [A design]
Syn. pattern, composition, combination; see design 1 , form 1 .
5. [An adaptation of a piece of music]
Syn. orchestration, score, transcription, instrumentation, harmonization, adaptation, composition, version.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. order organization, system, positioning, classification, lineup, configuration, design.
2. plan scheme, design, preparation, provision, *game plan.
3. musical composition score, chart.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A way or condition of being arranged: categorization, classification, deployment, disposal, disposition, distribution, formation, grouping, layout, lineup, order, organization, placement, sequence. See ORDER. 2. A plan made in preparation for an undertaking. Often used in plural: preparation (often used in plural), provision (often used in plural). See PLANNED. 3. An act or state of agreeing between parties regarding a course of action: accord, agreement, bargain, compact2, deal, pact, understanding. See AGREE. 4. A settlement of differences through mutual concession: accommodation, compromise, give-and-take, medium, settlement. Law: composition. See AGREE.

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