arrange-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: put or organize in a particular order or relation

Commentary: Use: does not necessarily have to be a systematic order.

We made an attempt to arrange the articles in some logical order.
His books are neatly arranged in alphabetical order.
She arranges her shirts by color.
She arranged her birthday cards along the shelf.
Who arranged these flowers so beautifully?
Did you know that her father arranged her hair for her wedding?
He made me realize I really can arrange my life the way I want it to be.
I'll arrange my schedule so that I can spend time with you.

VerbNet: put-9.1,build-26.1
FrameNet: Placing,Arranging
PropBank: arrange.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 4, 5, 7

Sense Number 2: make an agreement and plan accordingly

Can you arrange a meeting with the President?
She's arranged for the painters to start next week.
The neighboring tribe arranged an invasion.
You know, he arranged to marry Darla.
Let's arrange a picnic for the coming Sunday.

VerbNet: establish-55.5-1
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2, 3

Sense Number 3: adapt musical or artistic piece in a different way

Beethoven's fifth symphony has been arranged for the piano.
The Latin poem was arranged to be sung on the feasts of holy women.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 6