Pronunciation: (u-rānj'munt),[key] —n. 1. an act of arranging; state of being arranged.
2. the manner or way in which things are arranged: a tactful arrangement of the seating at dinner. 3. a final settlement; adjustment by agreement: The arrangement with the rebels lasted only two weeks. 4. Usually, arrangements. preparatory measures; plans; preparations: They made arrangements for an early departure. 5. something arranged in a particular way: a floral arrangement; the arrangement of chairs for the seminar. 6. Music. a. the adaptation of a composition to voices or instruments, or to a new purpose.
b. a piece so adapted.
7. final arrangements, the planning or scheduling of funeral services and burial: Final arrangements are still pending.