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ARRANGEMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does arrangement mean? 

ARRANGEMENT (noun)
  The noun ARRANGEMENT has 6 senses:

1. the thing arranged or agreed to
2. an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging
3. an organized structure for arranging or classifying
4. the spatial property of the way in which something is placed
5. a piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments
6. the act of arranging and adapting a piece of music

  Familiarity information: ARRANGEMENT used as a noun is common.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARRANGEMENT (noun)


Sense 1arrangement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The thing arranged or agreed to

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

arrangement; agreement

Context example:

they made arrangements to meet in Chicago

Hypernyms ("arrangement" is a kind of...):

planning; preparation; provision (the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "arrangement"):

collusion (secret agreement)

prearrangement (something arranged in advance)


Sense 2arrangement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Context example:

a flower arrangement

Hypernyms ("arrangement" is a kind of...):

group; grouping (any number of entities (members) considered as a unit)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "arrangement"):

formation (an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit)

vernation ((botany) the arrangement of young leaves in a leaf bud before it opens)

venation ((botany) the arrangement of veins in a leaf)

tableau; tableau vivant (a group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting))

aestivation; estivation ((botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it opens)

categorisation; categorization; classification (a group of people or things arranged by class or category)

array (an orderly arrangement)

scaffold (a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers)

contrivance; lash-up (any improvised arrangement for temporary use)

flower arrangement (a decorative arrangement of flowers)

order; ordering; ordination (logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements)


Sense 3arrangement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An organized structure for arranging or classifying

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

organisation; organization; arrangement; system

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms ("arrangement" is a kind of...):

structure (the complex composition of knowledge as elements and their combinations)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "arrangement"):

genetic map (graphical representation of the arrangement of genes on a chromosome)

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

living arrangement (an arrangement to allow people (or ideas) to coexist)

calendar (a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year)

distribution; statistical distribution ((statistics) an arrangement of values of a variable showing their observed or theoretical frequency of occurrence)

design; plan (an arrangement scheme)

data structure ((computer science) the organization of data (and its storage allocations in a computer))

coordinate system; frame of reference; reference frame; reference system (a system that uses coordinates to establish position)

contrivance (an artificial or unnatural or obviously contrived arrangement of details or parts etc.)

classification system (a system for classifying things)


Sense 4arrangement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The spatial property of the way in which something is placed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

placement; arrangement

Context examples:

the arrangement of the furniture / the placement of the chairs

Hypernyms ("arrangement" is a kind of...):

position; spatial relation (the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "arrangement"):

tandem (an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another)

spacing; spatial arrangement (the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them)

ramification (an arrangement of branching parts)

misalignment (the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned)

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

balance; proportion; proportionality (harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design))

fenestration (the arrangement of windows in a building)

composing; composition (the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole)

columniation ((architecture) the arrangement of columns (especially freestanding columns) in a structure)

formation (a particular spatial arrangement)


Sense 5arrangement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A piece of music that has been adapted for performance by a particular set of voices or instruments

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

musical arrangement; arrangement

Hypernyms ("arrangement" is a kind of...):

composition; musical composition; opus; piece; piece of music (a musical work that has been created)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "arrangement"):

instrumentation (the instruments called for in a musical score or arrangement for a band or orchestra)

orchestration (an arrangement of a piece of music for performance by an orchestra or band)


Sense 6arrangement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of arranging and adapting a piece of music

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

arranging; transcription; arrangement

Hypernyms ("arrangement" is a kind of...):

composing; composition (musical creation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "arrangement"):

rearrangement (changing an arrangement)

instrumentation; orchestration (the act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments)

orchestration (an arrangement of events that attempts to achieve a maximum effect)


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