Ordered

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

ordered \ordered\ adjective

1. having or evincing a systematic arrangement; especially, having elements succeeding in order according to rule; as, an ordered sequence; an ordered pair. Opposite of {disordered} or {unordered}. [Narrower terms: {abecedarian, alphabetical}; {consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive ] [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. arranged in order.

Syn: orderly, regulated. [WordNet 1.5]

3. in good order.

Syn: so(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]

4. disposed or placed in a particular kind of order. OPposite of {disarranged}.

Syn: arranged. [WordNet 1.5]

5. arranged according to a quantitative criterion.

Syn: graded, ranked. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

6. marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts.

Syn: consistent, logical, orderly. [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Order \Or"der\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Ordered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ordering}.] [From {Order}, noun]

1. To put in order; to reduce to a methodical arrangement; to arrange in a series, or with reference to an end. Hence, to regulate; to dispose; to direct; to rule.

To him that ordereth his conversation aright. --Ps.

1. 23.

Warriors old with ordered spear and shield. --Milton.

2. To give an order to; to command; as, to order troops to advance.

3. To give an order for; to secure by an order; as, to order a carriage; to order groceries.

4. (Eccl.) To admit to holy orders; to ordain; to receive into the ranks of the ministry.

These ordered folk be especially titled to God. --Chaucer.

Persons presented to be ordered deacons. --Bk. of Com. Prayer.

{Order arms} (Mil.), the command at which a rifle is brought to a position with its butt resting on the ground; also, the position taken at such a command.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ordered

adjective

1: having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements succeeding in order according to rule; "an ordered sequence" [ant: {disordered}, {unordered}]

2: disposed or placed in a particular kind of order; "the carefully arranged chessmen"; "haphazardly arranged interlobular septa"; "comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace" [syn: {arranged}, {ordered}] [ant: {disarranged}]

3: marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument" [syn: {coherent}, {consistent}, {logical}, {ordered}] [ant: {incoherent}]


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