noun, plural or·der·lies.
- ordered field,
- ordered n-tuple,
- ordered pair,
- ordered set,
- orderly marketing agreement,
- orderly officer,
- orderly room,
- orders, holy
Origin of orderly
Examples from the Web for orderly
The protestors cooperated for the most part, making the march orderly and peaceful.
Yes, I think an orderly and measured immigration policy is appropriate.
By global standards, it's a fairly calm, quiet, orderly place of medium size that functions pretty well most days.
But let us, in doing so, respect the orderly processes of the law.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) agreed with this approach, emphasizing that we need to have “an orderly administration of US debt.”Senate Raises Debt Ceiling After GOP 'Dysfunction'|Ben Jacobs|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And why art thou not content to pass through this short time in an orderly way?Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus|Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
The general sent an orderly to ask Lieutenant Hodson to visit him, and in a few minutes he appeared.Barclay of the Guides|Herbert Strang
He gained strength rapidly and the day came when, with the orderly's assistance, he was lifted to a chair.Love Stories|Mary Roberts Rinehart
Across the narrow street was the orderly front of the Korpus, or military academy, with straight rows of unshuttered windows.The Promised Land|Mary Antin
"Him and Sandy Baker are both gone," said the Orderly, looking over the company.Si Klegg, Book 6 (of 6)|John McElroy
noun plural -lies
"military attendant who carries orders," 1781, short for orderly corporal, etc. Extended 1809 to an attendant at a hospital (originally a military hospital) charged with keeping things in order and clean. See orderly (adj.).