in (good) working order

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in (good) working order

:working properly
  • Drivers must keep their trucks clean and in (good) working order.

Word by Word Definitions

good play
  1. : of a favorable character or tendency

  2. : bountiful, fertile

  3. : handsome, attractive

  1. : something that is good

  2. : something conforming to the moral order of the universe

  3. : praiseworthy character : goodness

  1. : well

  2. used as an intensive

working play
  1. : the manner of functioning or operating : operation

  2. : an excavation or group of excavations made in mining, quarrying, or tunneling

  1. : engaged in work especially for wages or a salary

  2. : adequate to permit work to be done

  3. : assumed or adopted to permit or facilitate further work or activity

order play
  1. : to put in order : arrange

  2. : to give an order to : command

  3. : destine, ordain

  1. : a group of people united in a formal way: such as

  2. : a fraternal society

  3. : a community under a religious rule


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