well-ordered

  • 1 well-ordered — c.1600, from WELL (Cf. well) (adv.) + pp. of ORDER (Cf. order) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 2 well-ordered — index systematic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 well-ordered — [wel′ôr′dərd] adj. properly or carefully organized …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 well-ordered — adjective Date: 1589 1. having an orderly procedure or arrangement < a well ordered household > 2. partially ordered with every subset containing a first element and exactly one of the relationships “greater than”, “less than”, or “equal to”… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 well-ordered — adjective ordered well well ordered work habits • Similar to: ↑regular …

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  • 6 well-ordered — /ˈwɛl ɔdəd/ (say wel awduhd) adjective properly or efficiently regulated or arranged. Also, (especially in predicative use), well ordered /wɛl ˈɔdəd/ (say wel awduhd) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 7 well-ordered — well′ or′dered adj. arranged, planned, or occurring in a desirable way, sequence, etc • Etymology: 1600–10 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8 well-ordered — adjective a) Having a precise arrangement. b) Having a well order …

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  • 9 well-ordered — /wel awr deuhrd/, adj. arranged, planned, or occurring in a desirable way, sequence, etc. [1600 10] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 well-ordered set — Math. a totally ordered set in which every nonempty subset has a smallest element with the property that there is no element in the subset less than this smallest element. Cf. partially ordered set, totally ordered set. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 11 well-ordered set — Math. a totally ordered set in which every nonempty subset has a smallest element with the property that there is no element in the subset less than this smallest element. Cf. partially ordered set, totally ordered set …

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  • 12 Well-founded phenomenon — Well founded phenomena ( la. phenomena bene fundata), in the philosophy of Gottfried Leibniz, are ways in which the world falsely appears to us, but which are grounded in the way the world actually is (as opposed to dreams or hallucinations,… …

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  • 13 well-or|dered — «WEHL R duhrd», adjective. ordered or arranged well; well regulated: »a well ordered method …

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  • 14 Well — Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la; originally… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Well enough — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 Well off — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Well to do — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Well to live — Well Well, adv. [Compar. and superl. wanting, the deficiency being supplied by better and best, from another root.] [OE. wel, AS. wel; akin to OS., OFries., & D. wel, G. wohl, OHG. wola, wela, Icel. & Dan. vel, Sw. v[ a]l, Goth. wa[ i]la;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 well-reg|u|lat|ed — «WEHL REHG yuh LAY tihd», adjective. 1. regulated well; kept in due order; well ordered: »a well regulated household, mind, or life. Social virtues not to be disregarded in any well regulated community (Harriet Beecher Stowe). 2. being what a… …

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  • 20 Well-order — In mathematics, a well order relation (or well ordering) on a set S is a total order on S with the property that every non empty subset of S has a least element in this ordering.Equivalently, a well ordering is a well founded total order.The set… …

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