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Definition of Orderly

Orderly

  1. Conformed to order; in order; regular; as, an orderly course or plan.
  2. Observant of order, authority, or rule; hence, obedient; quiet; peaceable; not unruly; as, orderly children; an orderly community.
  3. Performed in good or established order; well-regulated.
  4. Being on duty; keeping order; conveying orders.
  5. According to due order; regularly; methodically; duly.
  6. A noncommissioned officer or soldier who attends a superior officer to carry his orders, or to render other service.
  7. A street sweeper.

Orderly Quotations

To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way.
Plato

Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.
Gustave Flaubert

Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction.
Will Rogers

Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive and potentially orderly and constructive.
Margaret Mead

The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.
Molly Ivins
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Orderly Translations

orderly in German is ordentlich, ordentlich, geordnet
orderly in Latin is compositus, modestus, ordinatus

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