arrangement: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-rānj'munt), [key]
— n.
  1. an act of arranging; state of being arranged.
  2. the manner or way in which things are arranged: a tactful arrangement of the seating at dinner.
  3. a final settlement; adjustment by agreement: The arrangement with the rebels lasted only two weeks.
  4. Usually,preparatory measures; plans; preparations: They made arrangements for an early departure.
  5. something arranged in a particular way: a floral arrangement; the arrangement of chairs for the seminar.
    1. the adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments, or to a new purpose.
    2. a piece so adapted.
  6. the planning or scheduling of funeral services and burial: Final arrangements are still pending.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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