arrangement Definition

  • 1the action, process, or result of arranging or being arranged
  • 2a plan or preparation for a future event
  • 3an agreement between two or more people or groups

Using arrangement: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "arrangement" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The arrangement of the furniture in the room was perfect.

  • Example

    We made arrangements to meet at the restaurant.

  • Example

    The two countries reached an arrangement to reduce tariffs.

  • Example

    The musical arrangement of the song was beautiful.

  • Example

    She had an arrangement with her boss to work from home twice a week.

arrangement Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for arrangement

Phrases with arrangement

  • to plan or prepare for something that will happen in the future


    I need to make arrangements for my trip next week.

  • to come to an agreement with someone


    After weeks of negotiations, the two sides finally reached an arrangement.

  • an agreement between two parties regarding the management and distribution of money


    The couple had a financial arrangement that allowed them to split their expenses evenly.

Origins of arrangement

from Old French 'arengement', from 'arengier' meaning 'put in order'


Summary: arrangement in Brief

An 'arrangement' [əˈreɪndʒmənt] refers to the action, process, or result of arranging or being arranged. It can also mean a plan or preparation for a future event, or an agreement between two or more people or groups. Examples include the arrangement of furniture in a room, making arrangements to meet someone, and reaching an arrangement with another party. 'Arrangement' is often used in formal contexts, such as financial arrangements or organizational arrangements.

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