Definition of ordered
: characterized by order: such asa : marked by regularity or discipline led an ordered lifeb : marked by regular or harmonious arrangement or disposition an ordered landscape the ordered crystal structurec : having elements arranged or identified according to a rule: such as (1) : having the property that every pair of different elements is related by a transitive relationship that is not symmetric (2) : having elements labeled by ordinal numbers an ordered triple has a first, second, and third element
Examples of ordered in a Sentence
an ordered sequence of events
Recent Examples of ordered from the Web
Poetry gives us a more ordered way—in gravity and weight—to understand and convey our emotions.
That the loquacious, demonstrably bad Vargas doesn’t fit in this polite and ordered world is the point, just as Billy Bob Thornton’s angel of death Lorne Malvo stuck out like an ominous sore thumb in the first season.
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Definition of ordered for English Language Learners
: carefully organized or controlled
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