(1)   The act of arranging and adapting a piece of music
(2)   The spatial property of the way in which something is placed
"The arrangement of the furniture"
"The placement of the chairs"
(3)   An organized structure for arranging or classifying
"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"
(4)   The thing arranged or agreed to
"They made arrangements to meet in Chicago"
(5)   A piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
(6)   An orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
"A flower arrangement"


  1. The act of arranging.
  2. The manner of being arranged.
  3. A collection of things that have been arranged.
  4. (plural) Preparations for some undertaking.
  5. An agreement.
  6. An adaptation of a piece of music for other instruments, or in another style.