abecedarian alphabetical
ordered ordered adj. 1. having or evincing a systematic arrangement; especially, having elements succeeding in order according to rule; as, an ordered sequence; an ordered pair. Opposite of {disordered} or {unordered}. [Narrower terms: {abecedarian, alphabetical}; {consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive ] [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. arranged in order.

Syn: orderly, regulated. [WordNet 1.5]

3. in good order.

Syn: so(predicate). [WordNet 1.5]

4. disposed or placed in a particular kind of order. OPposite of {disarranged}.

Syn: arranged. [WordNet 1.5]

5. arranged according to a quantitative criterion.

Syn: graded, ranked. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

6. marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts.

Syn: consistent, logical, orderly. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Alphabetical — Alphabetic Al pha*bet ic, Alphabetical Al pha*bet ic*al, a. [Cf. F. alphab[ e]tique.] 1. Pertaining to, furnished with, expressed by, or in the order of, the letters of the alphabet; as, alphabetic characters, writing, languages, arrangement.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abecedarian — /ay bee see dair ee euhn/, n. 1. a person who is learning the letters of the alphabet. 2. a beginner in any field of learning. adj. 3. of or pertaining to the alphabet. 4. arranged in alphabetical order. 5. rudimentary; elementary; primary. Also …   Universalium

  • alphabetical — Synonyms and related words: abecedarian, allographic, alphabetic, capital, graphemic, ideographic, lettered, lexigraphic, literal, logogrammatic, logographic, lower case, majuscule, minuscular, minuscule, pictographic, transliterated, uncial,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • abecedarian — a·be·ce·dar·i·an || ‚eɪbiːsiː deÉ™rɪən n. beginner; student of the abc s, one who is learning the alphabet adj. of or pertaining to the alphabet; arranged in alphabetical order; studying the alphabet …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abecedarian —    Having to do with the alphabet, or arranged in alphabetical order. Sometimes spelled ABCDarian. Among other ways of ordering things, it should be compared with numerical and chronological ordering, periodicity, taxonomy, etc. Also see , rhythm …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • abecedarian — a•be•ce•dar•i•an [[t]ˌeɪ bi siˈdɛər i ən[/t]] n. 1) a person learning the letters of the alphabet 2) a beginner in any field 3) of or pertaining to the alphabet 4) arranged in alphabetical order 5) rudimentary; elementary • Etymology: 1595–1605;… …   From formal English to slang

  • abecedarian — /eɪbisiˈdɛəriən/ (say aybeesee dairreeuhn) noun 1. a pupil who is learning the letters of the alphabet. 2. a beginner. 3. Also, abecedary. a. the alphabet. b. a book giving instruction in the letters of the alphabet. –adjective 4. alphabetical. 5 …   Australian English dictionary

  • abecedarian — I noun a novice learning the rudiments of some subject • Hypernyms: ↑novice, ↑beginner, ↑tyro, ↑tiro, ↑initiate II adjective alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers) …   Useful english dictionary

  • consecutive sequent sequential serial successive — ordered ordered adj. 1. having or evincing a systematic arrangement; especially, having elements succeeding in order according to rule; as, an ordered sequence; an ordered pair. Opposite of {disordered} or {unordered}. [Narrower terms:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ordered — adj. 1. having or evincing a systematic arrangement; especially, having elements succeeding in order according to rule; as, an ordered sequence; an ordered pair. Opposite of {disordered} or {unordered}. [Narrower terms: {abecedarian,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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