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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Or·der v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ordered p. pr. & vb. n. Ordering.]
 1. To put in order; to reduce to a methodical arrangement; to arrange in a series, or with reference to an end. Hence, to regulate; to dispose; to direct; to rule.
    To him that ordereth his conversation aright.   --Ps. 1. 23.
    Warriors old with ordered spear and shield.   --Milton.
 2. To give an order to; to command; as, to order troops to advance.
 3. To give an order for; to secure by an order; as, to order a carriage; to order groceries.
 4. Eccl. To admit to holy orders; to ordain; to receive into the ranks of the ministry.
    These ordered folk be especially titled to God.   --Chaucer.
    Persons presented to be ordered deacons.   --Bk. of Com. Prayer.
 Order arms Mil., the command at which a rifle is brought to a position with its butt resting on the ground; also, the position taken at such a command.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements
             succeeding in order according to rule; "an ordered
             sequence" [ant: disordered]
      2: marked by system or regularity or discipline; "a quiet
         ordered house"; "an orderly universe"; "a well regulated
         life" [syn: orderly, regulated]
      3: disposed or placed in a particular kind of order; "the
         carefully arranged chessmen"; "haphazardly arranged
         interlobular septa"; "comfortable chairs arranged around
         the fireplace" [syn: arranged] [ant: disarranged]
      4: marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent
         relation of parts; "a logical argument"; "the orderly
         presentation" [syn: consistent, logical, orderly]