adj 1: disposed or placed in a particular kind of order; "the carefully arranged chessmen"; "haphazardly arranged interlobular septa"; "comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace" [syn: arranged, ordered] [ant: disarranged] 2: planned in advance; "an arranged marriage" 3: deliberately arranged for effect; "one of those artfully staged photographs" [syn: arranged, staged]
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. So [they] came to the market place, and there he arranged his men in the streets. --Berners. [They] were beginning to arrange their hampers. --Boswell. A mechanism previously arranged. --Paley. 2. To adjust or settle; to prepare; to determine; as, to arrange the preliminaries of an undertaking. Syn: Adjust; adapt; range; dispose; classify.
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