1 order, dispose, array, organize, sort (out), systematize, group, set up, rank, line up, align, form, position:
The teachers arranged the children according to height. The flowers were arranged in a vase so as to conceal the listening device.
2 settle, plan, set (up), organize, orchestrate, manipulate, choreograph; predetermine, decide, prepare, determine, prearrange, devise, bring about, contrive; fix it:
Everything has been arranged - you won't have to lift a finger. For a small fee I can arrange for you to win the first prize.
3 orchestrate, score, adapt:
Flemburgh has arranged music for some of the best-known modern composers.