Adjective "Orderly" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Neatly and methodically arranged.
  1. 'I want to see an orderly set of arrangements, and the Crown manager is the person who is able to focus on that.'
  2. 'Yes girls, you should be forming an orderly queue.'
  3. 'Quasicrystals are unusual metallic alloys whose atoms are arranged in orderly patterns that are not quite crystalline.'
  4. 'Who came up with the fatuous idea of getting drunken hooligans to form orderly queues at cash points across Britain?'
  5. 'An asexual adult colony is made up of just two cell types arranged in an orderly pattern.'
  6. 'Many common solids are crystalline, which means that their molecules are arranged in an orderly pattern that resembles a three-dimensional grid.'
  7. 'Anyone interested should form an orderly queue somewhere that won't get in the way of everybody else.'
  8. 'This is helped by the orderly arrangement of The Square and the very good developments of roadside verges on the approach roads.'
  9. 'This crystalline structure is an orderly arrangement of ions known as a crystal lattice.'
  10. 'If the internal structure is formed in an orderly crystal arrangement, then the breaks will occur along the planes of the internal crystal structure.'
  11. 'the crowd was quiet and orderly'
  12. 'Since they didn't say so and only asked people to be orderly, it can be taken that this march will be allowed.'
  13. 'Inspector Mooney said the 15,000 or so people who used the camping facilities were also very orderly and they were called out to a small number of minor incidents at the site.'
  14. 'You are methodical and orderly, solving problems logically, and wasting little time on superficial matters.'
  15. 'These, then, enabled the people to be orderly and disciplined, even selfless, and lead a peaceful existence.'
  16. 'He was so orderly and disciplined that it didn't make sense for him to not be right on time.'
  17. 'Despite what the wad of gum always stuck between Dee's teeth might tell a person about her, Dee was one of the cleanest and mostly orderly people I've ever met.'
  18. 'He was always orderly, but adventurous at the same time and believed strongly in dressing for success.'
  19. 'Would we always have been able to find an orderly set of three people?'
  20. 'I'm not an orderly person in the lab, and it doesn't look like that's going to change.'
  21. 'Wong said there was no chaos during the disruption of service and passengers were orderly.'
Charged with the conveyance or execution of orders.
  1. 'Michael quickly rose through the ranks as orderly sergeant, first lieutenant and captain.'


An attendant in a hospital responsible for the non-medical care of patients and the maintenance of order and cleanliness.
  1. 'Not only chambermaids but hospital orderlies will feel for their predicament.'
  2. 'Within health care, the percentage reporting job strain was highest among the occupational group defined by nursing assistants, orderlies and nursing attendants.'
  3. 'The agreement covers staff working in various roles such as orderlies, patient care assistants, kitchen staff, catering attendants and gardeners.'
  4. 'There was a hospital orderly in the elevator and they politely smiled at each other and Carla continued.'
  5. 'In 1977 I was a hospital orderly in Kings County, right here in Brooklyn, New York.'
  6. 'Instead he was given a job as a hospital orderly, being paid £8.40 a week.'
  7. 'Marty ‘Blue’ Barbone had a spy, an orderly at the hospital where his unconscious landlord lay.'
  8. 'Most worked in Mediterranean Europe as household servants, hospital orderlies, garbage collectors, or in similar menial positions.'
  9. 'Mary Conboy is a ward orderly in Sligo General Hospital.'
  10. 'The hospital orderlies took Christina and the nurse handed him a stack of papers to fill out.'
A soldier who carries orders or performs minor tasks for an officer.
  1. 'They had served in the field as nurses and ambulance drivers and performed military support roles as cooks and orderlies, clerical workers, telephonists, and signallers.'
  2. 'On 7 November 1919 barrack orderlies were instructed to carry revolvers.'


1. arranged or disposed in a neat, tidy manner or in a regular sequence: an orderly desk.

2. observant of or governed by system or method, as persons or the mind.

3. characterized by or observant of law, rule, or discipline; well-behaved; law-abiding: an orderly assemblage of citizens.

4. pertaining to or charged with the communication or execution of orders. adverb

5. methodically; regularly.

6. according to established order or rule. noun, plural orderlies.

7. M

More examples(as adjective)

"tradings can be orderly through closes."

"sergeants can be orderly in coolers."

"movements can be orderly in long-terms."

"markets can be orderly."

"fashions can be orderly."

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