alphabetically alphabetically  /ˌæl fə ˈbɛ tɪk li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in alphabetical order

Usage(s):

  1. Compiler Smith lists his proverbs alphabetically, dates the earliest published examples, gives illustrative quotations, but is not always able to explain their origins.
  2. He solved the problem by ordering the scrolls alphabetically, a principle that survives to this day.
  3. The clincher is the wireless remote, which displays all of the artists, albums and songs alphabetically on a clear and spacious screen.

News

  1. Check out all Greater New Haven and Shoreline high school graduations here

    View news coverage and slideshow galleries of local graduations below, listed alphabetically by town.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: New Haven Register

  2. Girls soccer: 2013 Leader-Telegram All-Area team

    The Leader-Telegram All-Area girls soccer team was chosen by sports editor Joe Ziemer with input from area coaches and officials. Players from Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire Memorial, Eau Claire North, Eau Claire Regis, Menomonie and Rice Lake were eligible. Players are listed alphabetically at each position. Honorable mentions were considered for the All-Area team.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Leader-Telegram

  3. Waterville District Court, April 1-5, 2013

    The following cases, listed alphabetically A-M, were closed from Aprill 1, 2013, to April 5, 2013, in Waterville District Court.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Kennebec Journal

Quotes

  1. "Just to avoid any problems, I thought about doing it alphabetically," Bruyneel said at a news conference Friday. "But then Lance would wear it."
    on Jul 3, 2009 By: Johan Bruyneel Source: New York Times

  2. "We're arranged alphabetically," Lovett explained of the setup. "Coming after 'C' and 'E' and 'H,' I always feel like I end up sounding like 'L.'"
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Lyle Lovett Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. "I was stunned. All I kept thinking was they said the names alphabetically and I didn't hear Shannon's name," Woodson said. "Then it hit me. They said my name. I'm happy, but my heart still goes out to Shannon. I thought he was a lock."
    on Feb 1, 2009 By: Rod Woodson Source: Baltimore Sun

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