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Synonyms for orderly
ˈɔr dər lior·der·ly

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. orderly

    That which is clean is simply free from soil or defilement of any kind. Things are orderly when in due relation to other things; a room or desk is orderly when every article is in place; a person is orderly who habitually keeps things so. Tidy denotes that which conforms to propriety in general; an unlaced shoe may be perfectly clean, but is not tidy. Neat refers to that which is clean and tidy with nothing superfluous, conspicuous, or showy, as when we speak of plain but neat attire; the same idea of freedom from the superfluous appears in the phrases "a neat speech," "a neat turn," "a neat reply," etc. A clean cut has no ragged edges; a neat stroke just does what is intended. Nice is stronger than neat, implying value and beauty; a cheap, coarse dress may be perfectly neat, but would not be termed nice. Spruce is applied to the show and affectation of neatness with a touch of smartness, and is always a term of mild contempt; as, a spruce serving man. Trim denotes a certain shapely and elegant firmness, often with suppleness and grace; as, a trim suit; a trim figure. Prim applies to a precise, formal, affected nicety. Dapper is spruce with the suggestion of smallness and slightness; natty, a diminutive of neat, suggests minute elegance, with a tendency toward the exquisite; as, a dapper little fellow in a natty business suit.

    clean, cleanly, dapper, natty, neat, nice, prim, spruce, tidy, trim

    dirty, disorderly, dowdy, negligent, rough, rude, slouchy, slovenly, soiled, uncared for, unkempt, untidy

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. orderly

    regular, equable, peaceable, methodical, quiet

    irregular, disorderly, riotous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orderlynoun

    a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer

    "the orderly laid out the general's uniform"

    hospital attendant

    untidy, boisterous, unruly, moblike, mobbish, bare-knuckled, rumbustious, rough-and-tumble, rowdy, bare-knuckle, robustious, rambunctious, raucous, disorderly

  2. orderly, hospital attendantadjective

    a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients

    hospital attendant

    raucous, untidy, bare-knuckled, mobbish, unruly, bare-knuckle, rambunctious, disorderly, rough-and-tumble, rumbustious, robustious, moblike, boisterous, rowdy

  3. orderlyadjective

    devoid of violence or disruption

    "an orderly crowd confronted the president"


    robustious, mobbish, rough-and-tumble, rumbustious, rowdy, rambunctious, unruly, raucous, bare-knuckle, untidy, disorderly, moblike, boisterous, bare-knuckled

  4. neat, orderlyadjective

    clean or organized

    "her neat dress"; "a neat room"

    slap-up, full-strength, straight, cracking, neat, clean, nifty, swell, keen, tasteful, bang-up, smashing, not bad(p), corking, groovy, refined, great, bully, dandy, peachy

    untidy, disorderly, rumbustious, rowdy, bare-knuckled, moblike, mobbish, rough-and-tumble, rambunctious, robustious, bare-knuckle, raucous, unruly, boisterous

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. orderlyadjective

    regular, methodical, systematic

  2. orderlyadjective

    peaceable, quiet, well behaved

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. orderlyadjective

    systematic, methodical, well-regulated, regular, peaceable

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How to use orderly in a sentence?

  1. Scott Minerd:

    The ongoing market turmoil puts further rate hikes by the Federal Reserve on hold and increases pressure on China to make radical adjustments, such as a rapid devaluation of the yuan to spur growth in domestic export industries, while these policy moves are likely to cause violent swings in prices for risk assets, it could accelerate global rebalancing, allowing growth to stabilize while buying more time for an orderly restructuring of global debts.

  2. Abdusalam Omer:

    We are ready to receive our people, it will be done humanely, orderly, and quickly.

  3. Michel Barnier:

    Any extension should serve a purpose. The length should be proportional to the objective. Our objective is an orderly withdrawal. 'No-deal' will never by the EU's decision. In order to avoid 'no-deal', the UK needs to agree to a deal.

  4. Martha Stewart:

    Life is too complicated not to be orderly.

  5. Jamie Selway:

    This is really a consolidation to make it a bit more deterministic, orderly and more rules-based, so it is a very good thing, smart move by the exchange.

Translations for orderly

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  • ordonnans, velordnet, portør, oppasser, ordentligDanish
  • ordentlich, PflegehelferGerman
  • τακτικόςGreek
  • ordenado, camillero, pacífico, metódicoSpanish
  • sotilaspalvelija, sairaala-apulainen, järjestynytFinnish
  • plantonFrench
  • rendesHungarian
  • կոկիկArmenian
  • skipulegur, reglulegurIcelandic
  • attendenteItalian
  • uporządkowanyPolish
  • опрятный, ординарец, аккуратный, санитар, спокойный, мирный, упорядоченный, методичный, денщик, санитарка, вестовойRussian
  • sjukvårdsbiträde, vårdbiträdeSwedish
  • حکم دیاUrdu

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