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Definition of 'orderly'

Noun

  1. a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer; "the orderly laid out the general's uniform"
  2. a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients
       Synonyms: hospital attendant

Adjective

  1. devoid of violence or disruption; "an orderly crowd confronted the president"
       Antonyms: disorderly
  2. according to custom or rule or natural law
       Synonyms: lawful rule-governed
  3. not haphazard; "a series of orderly actions at regular hours"
       Synonyms: systematic
  4. marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument"
       Synonyms: coherent consistent logical ordered
       Antonyms: incoherent
  5. marked by or adhering to method or system; "a clean orderly man"; "an orderly mind"; "an orderly desk"
  6. marked by system or regularity or discipline; "a quiet ordered house"; "an orderly universe"; "a well regulated life"
       Synonyms: ordered regulated


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