Arrange vs Appointment - What's the difference?

arrange | appointment |

As an adjective arrange

is organized, neat.

As a verb arrange

is .

As a noun appointment is

the act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • To set up, to organize, especially in a positive manner.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=1 citation , passage=The huge square box, parquet-floored and high-ceilinged, had been arranged to display a suite of bedroom furniture designed and made in the halcyon days of the last quarter of the nineteenth century, […].}}
  • To put in order, to organize.
  • To plan; to prepare in advance.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=8 , passage=It had been arranged as part of the day's programme that Mr. Cooke was to drive those who wished to go over the Rise in his new brake.}}
  • (label) To prepare and adapt an already-written composition for presentation in other than its original form.
  • Usage notes

    * This is a catenative verb that takes the to infinitive . See

    Derived terms

    * arrangement



    (en noun)
  • The act of appointing; designation of a person to hold an office or discharge a trust.
  • He erred by the appointment of unsuitable men.
  • The state of being appointed to a service or office; an office to which one is appointed; station; position.
  • the appointment of treasurer
  • Stipulation; agreement; the act of fixing by mutual agreement.
  • An arrangement for a meeting; an engagement.
  • They made an appointment to meet at six.
    I'm leaving work early because I have a doctor's appointment .
  • Decree; direction; established order or constitution.
  • To submit to the divine appointments .
    According to the appointment of the priests. --Ezra vi. 9.
  • (Law) The exercise of the power of designating (under a power of appointment ) a person to enjoy an estate or other specific property; also, the instrument by which the designation is made.
  • (Government) The assignment of a person by an official to perform a duty, such as a presidential appointment of a judge to a court.
  • Equipment, furniture.
  • * 1910 , (Saki), ‘The Soul of Laploshka’, Reginald in Russia :
  • The appointments were primitive, but the Schnitzel, the beer, and the cheese could not have been improved on.
  • (US) A honorary part or exercise, as an oration, etc., at a public exhibition of a college; as, to have an appointment.
  • Synonyms

    * command * designation * direction * equipment * establishment * order


    * (act of appointing) dismissal

    See also

    * calendar * meeting * schedule