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1. orderly

noun. ['ˈɔrdɝli'] a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer.

Synonyms

  • attender
  • soldier
  • tender

Antonyms

  • stable
  • strong
  • hard
  • old

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • order (English)
  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Orderly

  • ackerly
  • baggerly
  • beverly
  • bitterly
  • brierly
  • brotherly
  • byerly
  • casserly
  • caverly
  • cheverly
  • circularly
  • cleverly
  • coberly
  • conerly
  • connerly
  • disorderly
  • dubberly
  • eagerly
  • easterly
  • eatherly

Example sentences of the word orderly


1. Adjective
The organization is responsible for enforcing rules and regulations to promote orderly development in the stock market.

Quotes containing the word orderly


1. Religion is still useful among the herd - that it helps their orderly conduct as nothing else could. The crude human animal is in-eradicably superstitious, and there is every biological reason why they should be. Take away his Christian god and saints, and he will worship something else...
- H.P. Lovecraft

2. Sometimes I dreamthat everything in the world is here, in my room, in a great closet, named and orderly,and I am here too, in front of it, hardly able to see for the flash and the brightness—and sometimes I am that madcap person clapping my hands and singing; and sometimes I am that quiet person down on my knees.
- Mary Oliver

2. orderly

noun. ['ˈɔrdɝli'] a male hospital attendant who has general duties that do not involve the medical treatment of patients.

Synonyms

  • attender
  • hospital attendant
  • tender

Antonyms

  • inedible
  • underbid
  • outbid
  • unloving

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • order (English)
  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. orderly

adjective. ['ˈɔrdɝli'] clean or organized.

Synonyms

  • tidy

Antonyms

  • antecedent
  • absent

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • order (English)
  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
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