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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

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

Life isn't like a book. Life isn't logical or sensible or orderly. Life is a mess most of the time. And theology must be lived in the midst of that mess.
Charles Caleb Colton

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

Chaotic action is preferable to orderly inaction.
Will Rogers

When we clear the physical clutter from our lives, we literally make way for inspiration and 'good, orderly direction' to enter.
Julia Cameron
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Orderly Translations

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