well-ordered [wel-awr-derd] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- arranged, planned, or occurring in a desirable way, sequence, etc.
Origin of well-ordered First recorded in 1600–10 Related Words for well-ordered precise, efficient, organized, standardized, methodical, orderly, snug, sleek, well-kept, matter-of-fact, diligent, purposeful, thorough, practical, earnest, serious, expeditious, disciplined, trim, spruce Examples from the Web for well-ordered Contemporary Examples of well-ordered
The past suddenly barged into my well-ordered American life and seemed more urgent than the present.
May 11, 2013
Historical Examples of well-ordered
Yes, he said, that is what will happen in a well-ordered State.
But, I said, a temperate state will be a well-ordered state.
In this nice, well-ordered age I’m a killer and everybody knows it.
James Judson Harmon
At noon the scene presented the appearance of an immense but well-ordered fair.
It comes, I have no doubt, to every well-ordered man to be in love once.
British Dictionary definitions for well-ordered well-ordered adjective
- logic maths (of a relation) having the property that every nonempty subset of its field has a least member under the relation: less than is well-ordered on the natural numbers but not on the reals, since an open set has no least member
Word Origin and History for well-ordered adj.