Ordered - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːrdərd|  American pronunciation of the word ordered
Brit.  |ˈɔːdəd|  British pronunciation of the word ordered
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto order
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto order

adjective

- having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements succeeding in order according to rule

an ordered sequence

- disposed or placed in a particular kind of order (syn: arranged)
- marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts (syn: coherent, consistent, logical)

Examples

They ordered everyone out of the house.

The soldiers were ordered back to the base.

The court threw out the conviction and ordered a new trial.

The judge ordered that the charges be dismissed.

I ordered the books from the company's Web site.

The shirt you ordered should arrive in the mail in a couple of days.

The soldiers were ordered to remain at their posts.

The police ordered the crowd to clear the area.

The sailors were ordered to man their battle stations.

All personnel, captain and below, were ordered to report for duty.

The officers were ordered to shoot on sight.

The court ordered that the defendant undergo a psychiatric examination.

The court ordered the appointment of an attorney to represent the child.

The board ordered an inquiry to determine whether the rules had been followed.

The sheriff was ordered to find the killer and bring him back alive.

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