Order - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
- established customary state (especially of society)
- logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements (syn: ordering, ordination)
- a condition of regular or proper arrangement (syn: orderliness)
- a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
- a formal association of people with similar interests (syn: club, gild, guild, lodge, society)
- a body of rules followed by an assembly
- (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
- a group of person living under a religious rule
- (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
- a request for something to be made, supplied, or served
- (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
- the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement (syn: ordering)
- make a request for something
- issue commands or orders for (syn: dictate, prescribe)
- bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations (syn: govern, regularize, regulate)
- bring order to or into
- appoint to a clerical posts (syn: consecrate, ordain)
- arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events (syn: arrange, put, set up)
- assign a rank or rating to (syn: grade, place, range, rank, rate)
They ordered everyone out of the house.
The soldiers were ordered back to the base.
The court threw out the conviction and ordered a new trial.
The judge ordered that the charges be dismissed.
He was accused of ordering the murder of his wife.
I ordered the books from the company's Web site.
The shirt you ordered should arrive in the mail in a couple of days.
To order, call the number at the bottom of your screen.
Order now and receive a free gift!
That's an order, not a request!
Failing to comply with an order will result in the loss of your job.
She received an order to appear in court.
They can't close down the school without an order from the governor's office.
The mayor gave an order to evacuate the city.
It's not his fault. He was only following orders.
present participle: ordering
past tense: ordered
past participle: ordered