Ordering - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement (syn: order)
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