Definition of rearrange in English:

rearrange

Line breaks: re|arrange
Pronunciation: /riːəˈreɪn(d)ʒ
 
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verb

[with object]
1Change the position of: she rearranged her skirt as she sat back in her chair
More example sentences
  • Sieger is very tall, and out in the dark street his giant legs stride forth while I almost run at his side, clutching desperately at the side of my skirt, rearranging my bags to cover it.
  • Jacqui was too busy rearranging her skirts after her untimely fall to notice our stiff conversation.
  • She demurely rearranged her skirts and sat with her back erect.
Synonyms
reposition, move round, change round, arrange differently, regroup, switch round, swap round
1.1Change (the position, time, or order of something): he had rearranged his schedule
More example sentences
  • Yesterday, Delaney was trying to rearrange his schedule in order to come.
  • One lady said she could have then rearranged childcare arrangements.
  • Make an effort to rearrange the pattern of your evenings.
Synonyms

Derivatives

rearrangement

noun
More example sentences
  • Variation is produced by observable processes such as genetic rearrangement and mutation.
  • This signal might not only be provided by substitutions but also provided by length mutations and genomic rearrangements.
  • There is no overlooking the influence of hasty team rearrangement on the overall performance.

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