Definition of well-order in English:

well-order

verb

  • 1with object To order (something) properly or carefully; to arrange well. Now rare.

  • 2with object Mathematics. To arrange the elements of (a set) in such an order as to generate a well-ordered set.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Adams (1583–1652), Church of England clergyman. From well + order, after well-ordered.

Pronunciation

well-order

/ˌwɛlˈɔːdə/