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1. order [ v ] give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
Examples: "I said to him to go home" "She ordered him to do the shopping" "The mother told the child to get dressed"

Used in print:

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

The sheriff and District_Attorney_Mills hastily swore_out a number of warrants against men who had been riding about armed , according_to signed statements by Chavez and Dr._I._P._George , and ordered Deputy_Barney_Clark of Raton to rescue the posseman .

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

Hillman had ordered him not to leave the far bank .

(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)

He would order her to bring coffee , and would take from his vest_pocket a thin black pipe which he would stuff - he would not remove his gloves - and light and smoke .

Synonyms tell order say enjoin Related Terms request call direct command instruct warn injunction

2. order [ n ] (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
Examples: "the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London"

Used in print:

(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)

He has notified me that he has orders to go_to Washington to take_over the Army_of_the_Potomac .

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

The British ships rolled at anchor , sent_out picket_boats and waited for orders from London .

Orders not written_down had_to be transmitted to the local provincial government .

(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)

I told him you are on orders from the Home_Army to get inside Majdanek so you can make a report to the government_in_exile in London '' .

`` Orders from the Home_Army '' .

Synonyms order Related Terms command word summons marching_orders military plural

3. order [ v ] make a request for something
Examples: "Order me some flowers" "order a work stoppage"

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Not satisfied with various unofficial checks on the liveliness of baseballs currently in_use , the major_leagues have ordered their own tests , which are in_progress at Massachusetts_Institute_of_Technology .

(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)

If_not , how long to order and what is the price '' ?

(Stephen Longstreet, Eagles Where I Walk....)

Peter , you lummox , you 've forgot to order the musicians '' .

(John Dos Passos, Midcentury....)

When I 'd delivered myself of that gem there was nothing to do but order up another drink .

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

A cold supper was ordered and a bottle of port .

Synonyms order Related Terms request call place wish reorder commission orderer

4. order [ n ] a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
Examples: "it was on the order of a mile" "an explosion of a low order of magnitude"

Used in print:

(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)

At meter wave_lengths and increase of the order of 10 ` K in the average disk temperatures of the nearer planets would be expected .

(Francis J. Johnston and John E. Willard, "The...)

The photochemical_exchange occurs with a quantum yield of the order of unity in the liquid phase at 65 ` using light absorbed only by the * * f .

In the gas phase , with * * f of * * f and * * f of * * f , quantum yields of the order of * * f have been observed at 85 ` .

(Guy Bolton, The Olympians....)

`` Although it is not the best of which he is capable '' , said Shelley as he closed the book , `` it is still poetry of a high order '' .

Synonyms order order_of_magnitude Related Terms magnitude rate

5. order [ n ] established customary state (especially of society)
Examples: "order ruled in the streets" "law and order"

Used in print:

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

Ordinary Carey_Williams , armed with a pistol , stood_by at the polls to insure order .

(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)

In earlier centuries men had had enough to do in rebuilding a fundamental sense of order after chaos .

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

It did not serve to contrast the existing order of society with a possible alternative order , because the age of innocence was not a possible alternative once man had sinned .

It did not serve to contrast the existing order of society with a possible alternative order , because the age of innocence was not a possible alternative once man had sinned .

Synonyms order Related Terms disorder state peace tranquillity harmony civil_order stability rule_of_law regulate

6. order [ n ] logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
Examples: "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"

Used in print:

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

Two poets are paired on each record , in the order given above .

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

Emerson , in his lecture , refers to the `` startling experience which almost every person confesses in daylight , that particular passages of conversation and action have occurred to him in the same order before , whether dreaming or waking , a suspicion that they have been with precisely these persons in precisely this room , and heard precisely this dialogue , at some former hour , they know not when '' .

(Frederick Mosteller et al., Probability with...)

Thus in the three dice example * * f , * * f , and the independence assumption implies that the probability that the three dice fall ace , not ace , ace in that order is ( 1 6 ) ( 5 6 ) ( 1 6 ) .

(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)

We shall consider these in the inverse order of their presentation .

Synonyms order ordering ordination Related Terms arrangement arrangement series word_order bacteria_order genetic_code genome arrange

7. order [ v ] issue commands or orders for

Used in print:

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

An adverse vote of 81 to 65 kept in the State_Affairs_Committee a bill which would order the referendum on the April 4 ballot , when Texas votes on a U.S. senator .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

The Colonel ordered that it be wiped_out , and I suggested , ' You ask for volunteers , and promise each man on the patrol a quart of whisky , ten dollars and a week-end pass to Davao ' .

Synonyms dictate prescribe order Related Terms inflict mandate command decree prescription authoritarian

8. order [ n ] a condition of regular or proper arrangement
Examples: : "he put his desk in order" "the machine is now in working order"

Used in print:

(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)

This circumstance in the patient 's case plus the fact that his tactual capacity remained basically in sound working order constitutes its exceptional value for the problem at_hand since the evidence presented by the authors is overwhelming that , when the patient closed his eyes , he had absolutely no spatial ( that_is , third-dimensional ) awareness whatsoever .

(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)

At_the_least , however , one may conclude that Geometric potters sensed a logical order ; their principles of composition stand very close to those which appear in the Homeric epics and the hexameter line .

The potters , in_particular , had virtually eschewed freehand drawing , elaborate motifs , and the curving lines of nature , while yet expressing a belief that there was order in the universe .

Synonyms order orderliness Related Terms disorderliness disorderliness condition kelter tidiness spit_and_polish

9. order [ v ] bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
Examples: "We cannot regulate the way people dress" "This town likes to regulate"

Used in print:

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

In a properly ordered society the massive force of public_law performs the function which in natural_law theory ineptly is left altogether to a small_voice so often still .

(Glayds H. Barr, The Master of Geneva....)

Furthermore , Bern decrees that we must do as we are ordered by the Council , preach only the word_of_God and stop meddling in politics '' !

Synonyms govern regulate order regularise regularize Related Terms deregulate decide standardize zone government rule regulator standardization

10. order [ n ] a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
Examples: "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"

Used in print:

(Harold Rosenberg, "The Trial and Eichmann"...)

Heydrich , in opening the Conference , followed the reasoning and even the phraseology of the order issued earlier by Goering which authorized the Final_Solution as `` a complement to '' previous `` solutions '' for eliminating the Jews from German living_space through violence , economic_strangulation , forced emigration , and evacuation .

(Legislation on Foreign Relations. Committee on Foreign...)

if a receiver or trustee for any such partnership or corporation has been duly appointed by a court of competent jurisdiction in the United_States and has not been discharged prior to the date of payment , payment shall be made to such receiver or trustee in accordance with the order of the court ;

Synonyms decree fiat order rescript edict Related Terms act prohibition stay imperial_decree curfew decree_nisi programma consent_decree papal_bull legal_separation law rule decree

11. order [ n ] a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
Examples: "IBM received an order for a hundred computers"

Used in print:

([Anonymous,] "The Attack on Employee Services"...)

What can your sales and purchasing_departments do to curtail orders , shipments , and receipts during vacation shutdown periods ?

(Dolores Hitchens, Footsteps in the Night....)

Mr._Crosson 's been_on_everybody 's_neck , an order he expected did n't come_through and he 's '' -

Synonyms order purchase_order Related Terms commercial_document mail_order production_order stop_order market_order stop_payment indent credit_order

12. order [ n ] a formal association of people with similar interests
Examples: "he joined a golf club" "they formed a small lunch society" "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"

Used in print:

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

He had thought that the suggestion of taking it himself would tip the colonel in the direction of serving his own order , but the slip_of_paper was folded and absently thrust into the colonel 's belt .

Synonyms club society order lodge gild guild Related Terms association sorority chapter fraternity country_club tennis_club yacht_club glee_club golf_club hunt Veterans_of_Foreign_Wars American_Legion bookclub racket_club athenaeum turnverein rowing_club slate_club chess_club secret_society service_club investors_club jockey_club club_member ordain

13. order [ n ] a body of rules followed by an assembly

Used in print:

(Legislation on Foreign Relations. Committee on Foreign...)

The Commission shall , as soon as possible , and in the order of the making of such awards , certify to the Secretary_of_the_Treasury and to the Secretary_of_State copies of the awards made in favor of the Government of the United_States or of nationals of the United_States under this Title .

Synonyms order parliamentary_procedure parliamentary_law rules_of_order Related Terms rule closure robert's_rules_of_order point_of_order previous_question standing_order interpellation proposer

14. order [ v ] place in a certain order
Examples: "order these files"

Used in print:

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

He tried to order the words of the three Union officers , seeking to create some coherent portrait of the dead boy .

Synonyms order Related Terms arrange ordering

15. order [ v ] bring order to or into
Examples: "Order these files"

Used in print:

(Ernest Becker, Zen: A Rational Critique. New York: W.W....)

But the `` marvelous person '' that is supposed to result from Zen exhibits more Chinese practicality than Indian speculation - he possesses magical_powers , and can use them to order nature and to redeem souls .

Synonyms order Related Terms disorder arrange tidy systematize collate disentangle route ordering

16. order [ n ] (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

Synonyms order Related Terms artistic_style corinthian_order dorian_order composite_order tuscan_order ionian_order architecture

17. order [ n ] a request for food or refreshment (as served in a restaurant or bar etc.)
Examples: "I gave the waiter my order"

Synonyms order Related Terms request short_order

18. order [ v ] of clerical posts
Examples: "he was ordained in the Church"

Synonyms ordain ordinate order consecrate Related Terms invest club ordainer ordination

19. order [ n ] (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
Examples: "theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate order"

Synonyms order holy_order Related Terms status priest acolyte subdeacon doorkeeper anagnost lector exorcist deacon

20. order [ v ] arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.
Examples: "arrange my schedule" "set up one's life" "I put these memories with those of bygone times"

Synonyms put set_up order arrange Related Terms organize synchronize ordering

21. order [ v ] assign a rank or rating to
Examples: "how would you rank these students?" "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"

Synonyms rate place grade rank order range Related Terms judge downgrade upgrade subordinate reorder sequence seed shortlist superordinate prioritize rank gradation place grader gradation

22. order [ n ] a group of person living under a religious rule
Examples: "the order of Saint Benedict"

Synonyms order monastic_order Related Terms sect benedictine_order franciscan_order carmelite_order carthusian_order dominican_order augustinian_order Society_of_Jesus

23. order [ n ] (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families

Synonyms order Related Terms taxonomic_group protoctist_order plant_order fungus_order animal_order class family suborder biology

24. order [ n ] putting in order
Examples: "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"

Synonyms ordering order Related Terms organization succession layout scaling rank_order alphabetization rate

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