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1. rearrange

verb. ['ˌriːɝˈeɪndʒ'] put into a new order or arrangement.

Synonyms

  • reshuffle
  • set up
  • recode

Antonyms

  • disorder
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • disagree

Etymology

  • arrange (English)
  • arengen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • re- (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Rearrange

  • shortchange
  • lestrange
  • long-range
  • interchange
  • exchange
  • estrange
  • downrange
  • strange
  • phalange
  • derange
  • prange
  • grange
  • mange
  • change
  • ainge

Example sentences of the word rearrange


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Now rearrange the equation for the diameter of a circle to solve for radius.

2. Verb, base form
Try not to move or rearrange your scale once it is set up.

Quotes containing the word rearrange


1. Never rearrange your life in order to meet Mr. Darcy half way. If he couldn’t see your worth at the moment you met then he won’t two years later. May the halls of Pemberly be filled with his regrets and your life filled with thankfulness because of this revelation.
- Shannon L. Alder

2. All the ideas in the universe can be described by words. Therefore, if you simply take all the words and rearrange them randomly enough times, you’re bound to hit upon at least a few great ideas eventually. Sausage donkey swallows flying guillotine, my love assembly line.
- Jarod Kintz, The Days of Yay are Here! Wake Me Up When They're Over.

3. But I can hardly sit still. I keep fidgeting, crossing one leg and then the other. I feel like I could throw off sparks, or break a window--maybe rearrange all the furniture.
- Raymond Carver, Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories

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