ordered ordered  /ˈɔr dərd/


  1. (adj) having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements succeeding in order according to rule
  2. (adj) disposed or placed in a particular kind of order
  3. (adj) marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts



  1. Thereupon General Rveilhac ordered the 21st to the rear, Corporals Maupas, Girard, Lefoulon and Lechat shot by a firing squad, buried under shameful black crosses.
  2. After 12 hours of deliberation, Judge Paolo Micheli found Guede, 21, guilty of the murder and rape of Kercher, and ordered Knox and Sollecito to stand trial on the same charges.
  3. On Tuesday a Rome court ordered a trial for two men arrested in July 2007 outside the Coliseum.


  1. Couple Ordered From Condemned House Denied Deposit Refund

    A Council Bluffs couple has been told they're in danger. The city ordered them to immediately vacate a rental house, though the landlord refuses to return their deposit.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WOWT Omaha

  2. Insurer ordered to pay $20M to auto body shops

    A judge has ordered The Hartford insurance company to pay $20 million to auto body shops for an unfair trade practice related to hourly labor rates for vehicle repairs.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Journal Inquirer

  3. Ordered to jail, man makes brief break in Orleans

    A man in a New Orleans courtroom for a hearing bolted for freedom when a judge ordered him to jail. The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office identified the man as Colin Bess Jr. The 28-year-old man was in court Monday for a bond violation hearing. When a judge ruled Bess in violation of his bond and ordered him to jail, Bess allegedly ran out of the courtroom and out of the courthouse. The incident ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette


  1. "It is clear that the framers and ratifiers of the 14th Amendment counted the right to keep and bear arms among those fundamental rights necessary to our system of ordered liberty," Alito wrote.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: BusinessWeek

  2. Alluding to reports that Iraqi Army and police were fighting alongside US forces against his Mahdi Army fighters in the town of Diwaniyah, Sadr said, "Don't walk alongside the occupiers, because they are your archenemy...... God has ordered you to...
    on Apr 9, 2007 By: Muqtada al-Sadr Source: TIME

  3. "Clearly, it is not just Britney's family struggling to find a way to protect adult children who cannot be ordered or compelled to seek help," McGraw said in a statement to "Entertainment Tonight," which is produced and distributed by the same...
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: Dr Phil McGraw Source: New York Post

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