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Definitions of order:

  • noun:   putting in order
    Example: "There were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"
  • 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
  • noun:   a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
    Example: "It was on the order of a mile"
  • noun:   a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
    Example: "IBM received an order for a hundred computers"
  • noun:   a body of rules followed by an assembly
  • noun:   (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
    Example: "The British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London"
  • noun:   a request for food or refreshment (as served in a restaurant or bar etc.)
    Example: "I gave the waiter my order"
  • noun:   (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
  • noun:   a group of person living under a religious rule
    Example: "The order of Saint Benedict"
  • noun:   established customary state (especially of society)
    Example: "Order ruled in the streets"
  • noun:   logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
    Example: "We shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"
  • noun:   (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
    Example: "Theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate order"
  • noun:   a condition of regular or proper arrangement
    Example: "He put his desk in order"
  • noun:   a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
    Example: "A friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
  • noun:   a formal association of people with similar interests
    Example: "Men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
  • verb:   place in a certain order
    Example: "Order these files"
  • verb:   bring order to or into
    Example: "Order these files"
  • verb:   make a request for something
    Example: "Order me some flowers"
  • verb:   give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
    Example: "She ordered him to do the shopping"
  • verb:   issue commands or orders for
  • verb:   appoint to a clerical posts
  • verb:   bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
  • verb:   assign a rank or rating to
  • verb:   arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.


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