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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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