rearrange

See also: réarrangé and réarrange

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re- +‎ arrange

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rearrange (third-person singular simple present rearranges, present participle rearranging, simple past and past participle rearranged)

  1. (transitive) To change the order or arrangement of (one or more items).
    • 1962 October, Brian Haresnape, “Focus on B.R. passenger stations”, in Modern Railways, page 252:
      For example, by changing the use of existing rooms, removing or replacing unsightly features, clearing obstacles to easy circulation, rearranging direction signs and generally introducing as much order as possible, most outdated station buildings can be made reasonably efficient and attractive.

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