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Definition 1: the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for arrangement in the sense of this definition

(arrangement is a kind of ...) musical creation

(... is a kind of arrangement ) changing an arrangement

(... is a kind of arrangement ) the act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an arrangement of events that attempts to achieve a maximum effect

"the skillful orchestration of his political campaign"

Definition 2: the spatial property of the way in which something is placed - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where arrangement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the arrangement of the furniture
  • the placement of the chairs

Synonyms for arrangement in the sense of this definition

(arrangement is a kind of ...) the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated

"the position of the hands on the clock" "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) a particular spatial arrangement

(... is a kind of arrangement ) the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an arrangement of branching parts

(... is a kind of arrangement ) the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned

(... is a kind of arrangement ) the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines

(... is a kind of arrangement ) harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design)

"in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) the arrangement of windows in a building

(... is a kind of arrangement ) the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole

"harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) (architecture) the arrangement of columns (especially freestanding columns) in a structure

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another

Definition 3: an organized structure for arranging or classifying - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where arrangement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he changed the arrangement of the topics
  • the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original
  • he tried to understand their system of classification

Synonyms for arrangement in the sense of this definition

(arrangement is a kind of ...) the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations

"his lectures have no structure"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) (computer science) a rigorous and exhaustive organization of some knowledge domain that is usually hierarchical and contains all the relevant entities and their relations

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an arrangement to allow people (or ideas) to coexist

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an arrangement of points or particles or objects in a regular periodic pattern in 2 or 3 dimensions

(... is a kind of arrangement ) (anthropology) the system of social relationships that constitute kinship in a particular culture, including the terminology that is used and the reciprocal obligations that are entailed

(... is a kind of arrangement ) graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome

(... is a kind of arrangement ) (statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an arrangement scheme

"the awkward design of the keyboard made operation difficult" "it was an excellent design for living" "a plan for seating guests"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) (computer science) the organization of data (and its storage allocations in a computer)

(... is a kind of arrangement ) a system that uses coordinates to establish position

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement of details or parts etc.

"the plot contained too many improbable contrivances to be believable"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) a system for classifying things

(... is a kind of arrangement ) a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year

Definition 4: the thing arranged or agreed to - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where arrangement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they made arrangements to meet in Chicago

Synonyms for arrangement in the sense of this definition

(arrangement is a kind of ...) the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

"his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) secret agreement

(... is a kind of arrangement ) something arranged in advance

Definition 5: a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for arrangement in the sense of this definition

(arrangement is a kind of ...) a musical work that has been created

"the composition is written in four movements"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an arrangement of a piece of music for performance by an orchestra or band

(... is a kind of arrangement ) the instruments called for in a musical score or arrangement for a band or orchestra

Definition 6: an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging - [noun denoting group]

Samples where arrangement or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a flower arrangement

(arrangement is a kind of ...) any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

"a defensive formation" "a formation of planes"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) (botany) the arrangement of young leaves in a leaf bud before it opens

(... is a kind of arrangement ) (botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf

(... is a kind of arrangement ) a group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting)

(... is a kind of arrangement ) (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens

(... is a kind of arrangement ) a group of people or things arranged by class or category

(... is a kind of arrangement ) an orderly arrangement

"an array of troops in battle order"

(... is a kind of arrangement ) a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers

(... is a kind of arrangement ) any improvised arrangement for temporary use

(... is a kind of arrangement ) a decorative arrangement of flowers

(... is a kind of arrangement ) logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements

"we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"

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