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English noun: arrangement

1. arrangement (cognition) the thing arranged or agreed to


SamplesThey made arrangements to meet in Chicago.


Synonymsagreement


Broader (hypernym)planning, preparation, provision


Narrower (hyponym)collusion, prearrangement

2. arrangement (group) an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging


SamplesA flower arrangement.


Broader (hypernym)group, grouping


Narrower (hyponym)aestivation, array, categorisation, categorization, classification, contrivance, estivation, floral arrangement, flower arrangement, formation, lash-up, order, ordering, ordination, scaffold, tableau, tableau vivant, venation, vernation

3. arrangement (cognition) an organized structure for arranging or classifying


SamplesHe 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.


Synonymsorganisation, organization, system


Broader (hypernym)structure


Narrower (hyponym)calendar, classification system, contrivance, coordinate system, data structure, design, distribution, frame of reference, genetic map, kinship system, lattice, living arrangement, ontology, plan, reference frame, reference system, statistical distribution

4. arrangement (attribute) the spatial property of the way in which something is placed


SamplesThe arrangement of the furniture.
The placement of the chairs.


Synonymsplacement


Broader (hypernym)position, spatial relation


Narrower (hyponym)alignment, balance, columniation, composing, composition, fenestration, formation, misalignment, proportion, proportionality, ramification, spacing, spatial arrangement, tandem

5. arrangement (communication) a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments


Synonymsmusical arrangement


Broader (hypernym)composition, musical composition, opus, piece, piece of music


Narrower (hyponym)instrumentation, orchestration

6. arrangement (act) the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music


Synonymsarranging, transcription


Broader (hypernym)composing, composition


Narrower (hyponym)instrumentation, orchestration, orchestration, rearrangement









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