Ordering - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɔːrdərɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word ordering
Brit.  |ˈɔːdərɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word ordering
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to order

noun

- logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements (syn: order, ordination)
- the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement(syn: order)

there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list

Examples

We want laws, and, in one word, for the whole ordering of life. (G. Berkeley)

there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list

He was accused of ordering the murder of his wife.

...the principal overstepped her authority in ordering everyone to remain in the unheated school...

...even though there was never an official rescript ordering mass genocide, that was indeed the intent and effect of the government's policy...

The fire officer took command, ordering everyone to leave the building.

...we had barely finished ordering when the server brought our salads...

He strutted to and fro importantly, ordering everybody around.

a bossy way of ordering others around

ordering goods and enclosing payment therefor

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