(adjective, verb)


1. disposed or placed in a particular kind of order

- the carefully arranged chessmen

- haphazardly arranged interlobular septa

- comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace

Similar word(s): laid, set, placed, ordered

2. planned in advance

- an arranged marriage

Similar word(s): organized

3. deliberately arranged for effect

Similar word(s): artificial, unreal, staged


1. simple past tense and past participle of arrange