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Meaning of ordered by Wiktionary Dictionary

ordered


    Adjective

    ordered ( comparative more ordered, superlative most ordered )

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Explanation of ordered by Wordnet Dictionary

ordered


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

    2. having a systematic arrangement

    3. an ordered sequence
    4. disposed or placed in a particular kind of order



    Definition of ordered by GCIDE Dictionary

    ordered


    1. Order v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ordered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ordering.] [From Order, n.]
      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.

    2. ordered adj.
      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 ]

      2. arranged in order.

      Syn. -- orderly, regulated.

      3. in good order.

      Syn. -- so( predicate ).

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

      Syn. -- arranged.

      5. arranged according to a quantitative criterion.

      Syn. -- graded, ranked.

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

      Syn. -- consistent, logical, orderly.