1. disposed or placed in a particular kind of order;
- Example: "the carefully arranged chessmen"
- Example: "haphazardly arranged interlobular septa"
- Example: "comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace"
[syn: arranged, ordered]
2. planned in advance;
- Example: "an arranged marriage"
3. deliberately arranged for effect;
- Example: "one of those artfully staged photographs"
[syn: arranged, staged]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
arranged \arranged\ adj. 1. 1 disposed or placed in a particular kind of order. the carefully arranged chessmen; haphazardly arranged interlobular septa; comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace disarranged Syn: ordered [WordNet 1.5] 2. having a schedule and itinerary established prior to departure; -- of travel plans. an arranged tour of Madrid [WordNet 1.5] 3. 1 deliberately arranged for effect. candid Syn: staged [WordNet 1.5]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Arrange \Ar*range"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Arranged; p. pr. & vb. n. Arranging.] [OE. arayngen, OF. arengier, F. arranger, fr. a (L. ad) + OF. rengier, rangier, F. ranger. See Range, v. t.] 1. To put in proper order; to dispose (persons, or parts) in the manner intended, or best suited for the purpose; as, troops arranged for battle. [1913 Webster] So [they] came to the market place, and there he arranged his men in the streets. --Berners. [1913 Webster] [They] were beginning to arrange their hampers. --Boswell. [1913 Webster] A mechanism previously arranged. --Paley. [1913 Webster] 2. To adjust or settle; to prepare; to determine; as, to arrange the preliminaries of an undertaking. [1913 Webster] Syn: Adjust; adapt; range; dispose; classify. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
82 Moby Thesaurus words for "arranged": agreed, aligned, arrayed, assorted, blueprinted, businesslike, calculated, categorized, charted, classified, compacted, composed, constituted, contracted, contrived, covenanted, designed, devised, disposed, engaged, figured, fixed, formal, graded, grouped, habitual, harmonious, harmonized, in hand, in the works, marshaled, methodical, methodized, normal, normalized, on the agenda, on the anvil, on the calendar, on the carpet, on the docket, on the tapis, ordered, orderly, organized, placed, planned, plotted, projected, promised, ranged, ranked, rationalized, regular, regularized, regulated, routine, routinized, scheduled, schematized, sealed, set, settled, shaped, signed, sorted, standardized, steady, stipulated, strategetic, strategic, sur le tapis, symmetrical, synchronized, systematic, systematized, tactical, undertaken, uniform, usual, well-ordered, well-regulated, worked out