- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɔɹdɚd/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɔːdəd/
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- Hyphenation: or‧dered
ordered (comparative more ordered, superlative most ordered)
- In order, not messy, tidy.
- 1941 August, C. Hamilton Ellis, “The English Station”, in Railway Magazine, page 358:
- If Euston is not typically English, St. Pancras is. Its façade is a nightmare of improbable Gothic. It is fairly plastered with the aesthetic ideals of 1868, and the only beautiful thing about it is Barlow's roof. It is haunted by the stuffier kind of ghost. Yet there is something about the ordered whole of St. Pancras that would make demolition a terrible pity.
- 2011 June 4, Phil McNulty, “England 2 - 2 Switzerland”, in BBC:
- Milner and Theo Walcott failed to justify their selection ahead of Aston Villa's Young as they struggled ineffectually in the first half, leaving striker Bent isolated and starved of supply as Switzerland looked the more composed and ordered team.
in order, not messy, tidy
- simple past tense and past participle of order