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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

It is not difficult for me to have this faith, for it is incontrovertible that where there is a plan there is intelligence - an orderly, unfolding universe testifies to the truth of the most majestic statement ever uttered - 'In the beginning, God.'
Arthur H. Compton

We cannot, with good conscience, expect the British to set up an orderly schedule for the liberation of India before we have decided for ourselves to make all who live in America free.
Wendell Willkie

My filing system is messy but orderly.
Tony Benn

Thus lynch law held sway in the far West until civilization spread into the Territories and the orderly processes of law took its place. The emergency no longer existing, lynching gradually disappeared from the West.
Ida B. Wells
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Orderly Translations

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