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order

order - Dictionary definition and meaning for word order

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(noun) (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
Example Sentence
  • the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London

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(noun) a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
Synonyms : order of magnitude
Example Sentence
  • it was on the order of a mile
  • an explosion of a low order of magnitude

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(noun) established customary state (especially of society)
Example Sentence
  • order ruled in the streets
  • law and order

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(noun) logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
Synonyms : ordering , ordination
Example Sentence
  • we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation

Definition
(noun) a condition of regular or proper arrangement
Synonyms : orderliness
Example Sentence
  • he put his desk in order
  • the machine is now in working order

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(noun) a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
Synonyms : decree , edict , fiat , rescript
Example Sentence
  • a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

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(noun) a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
Synonyms : purchase order
Example Sentence
  • IBM received an order for a hundred computers

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(noun) a formal association of people with similar interests
Synonyms : club , gild , guild , lodge , social club , society
Example Sentence
  • he joined a golf club
  • they formed a small lunch society
  • men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

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(noun) a body of rules followed by an assembly
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(noun) (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
Synonyms : holy order
Example Sentence
  • theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order

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(noun) a group of person living under a religious rule
Synonyms : monastic order
Example Sentence
  • the order of Saint Benedict

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(noun) (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
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(noun) a request for something to be made, supplied, or served
Example Sentence
  • I gave the waiter my order
  • the company's products were in such demand that they got more orders than their call center could handle

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(noun) (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans
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(noun) the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
Synonyms : ordering
Example Sentence
  • there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list

Definition
(verb) give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
Synonyms : enjoin , say , tell
Example Sentence
  • I said to him to go home
  • She ordered him to do the shopping
  • The mother told the child to get dressed

Definition
(verb) make a request for something
Example Sentence
  • Order me some flowers
  • order a work stoppage

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(verb) issue commands or orders for
Synonyms : dictate , prescribe

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(verb) bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
Example Sentence
  • We cannot regulate the way people dress
  • This town likes to regulate

Definition
(verb) bring order to or into
Example Sentence
  • Order these files

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(verb) place in a certain order
Example Sentence
  • order the photos chronologically

Definition
(verb) appoint to a clerical posts
Synonyms : consecrate , ordain , ordinate
Example Sentence
  • he was ordained in the Church

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(verb) arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
Synonyms : arrange , put , set up
Example Sentence
  • arrange my schedule
  • set up one's life
  • I put these memories with those of bygone times

Definition
(verb) assign a rank or rating to
Synonyms : grade , place , range , rank , rate
Example Sentence
  • how would you rank these students?
  • The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

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