Definition of In good order

1. Adverb. In the right manner. "Can't you carry me decent?"

Exact synonyms: Decent, Decently, Properly, Right, The Right Way
Antonyms: Improperly
Partainyms: Proper

Lexicographical Neighbors of In Good Order

in front
in front of
in front of one's nose
in full
in full action
in full gear
in full swing
in full swing(p)
in full view
in gear
in general
in general(ip)
in goal
in good hands
in good order (current term)
in good part
in good spirits
in good stead
in good taste(p)
in good time
in great confusion
in gross
in hand
in hand(p)
in harmony
in haste
in heat
in heaven's name
in height(p)

Literary usage of In good order

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"The consignees libeled the ship, alleging that, though they were always willing to receive the shipment in good order, the master of the ship had not made ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"Manifestly a street could not be regarded as in good order, within any reasonable use of that term, If the middle or one side of it was laid with ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1866)
"Ten o'clock PM, left the field in good order, remaining near the battle-field until the morning of the fourth instant ¡ left in pursuit of the enemy, ..."

4. Pennsylvania Archives by Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, George Edward Reed, Pennsylvania State Library, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban (1877)
"... You are therefore to take care y' the Militia in the sev' Places be well armed, duly exercised, & kept in good Order & Discipline ; and the ..."

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