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Adjective: ordered  or-du(r)d
  1. Having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements succeeding in order according to rule
    "an ordered sequence"
     
  2. Disposed or placed in a particular kind of order
    "the carefully ordered chessmen";
    - arranged
     
  3. Marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts
    - coherent, consistent, logical
Verb: order  or-du(r)
  1. Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
    "She ordered him to do the shopping";
    - tell, enjoin, say
     
  2. Make a request for something
    "Order me some flowers"; "order a work stoppage"
     
  3. Issue commands or orders for
    - prescribe, dictate
     
  4. Bring into conformity with rules, principles or usage; impose regulations
    "We cannot order the way people dress";
    - regulate, regularize, regularise [Brit], govern
     
  5. Bring order to or into
    "Order these files"
     
  6. Place in a certain order
    "order the photos chronologically"
     
  7. Appoint to a clerical post
    "he was ordered in the Church";
    - ordain, consecrate, ordinate
     
  8. Organize thoughts, ideas, or temporal events
    "order my schedule";
    - arrange, set up, put
     
  9. Assign a rank or rating to
    "The restaurant is ordered highly in the food guide";
    - rate, rank, range, grade, place

See also: consecutive, laid, logical, placed, progressive, rational, seamless, sequent, sequential, serial, set, successive

Type of: arrange, bespeak, bring down, call for, decide, determine, enthrone, evaluate, impose, inflict, invest, judge, make up one's mind, obtrude, organise [Brit], organize, pass judgment, quest, request, set up, vest, visit

Antonym: disorder, disordered

Encyclopedia: Ordered

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