Pronunciation: (ôr'durd), [key]
1. neatly or conveniently arranged; well-organized: an ordered office.
2. done according to specific principles or procedures: an ordered method of assembling the parts.
3. conducted according to certain precepts or rules: an ordered way of life.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.