Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

To put things together or in a particular order

prepend

verb

to add something to the beginning of something else, especially a computer instruction or piece of data

sort

verb

to arrange things in groups or in a particular order, for example by date, importance, size, or color

arrange

verb

to put things in a neat, attractive, or useful order

order

verb

to put things in a particular order

pile

verb

to put a large number of things on top of each other

lay out

to spread something out, or to arrange things so you can see them easily

organize

verb

to put things into a sensible order or into a system in which all parts work well together

range

verb

to arrange things in a particular place or position

collate

verb

to arrange information that you have collected in a sensible order

layer

verb

to arrange something in a layer or layers

Open Dictionary

chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog