order

phonetic symbol: / ɔ́rdɚ / 

order - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
e.g.)
・there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list
ordering

[ 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
e.g.)
・it was on the order of a mile
・an explosion of a low order of magnitude
order of magnitude

[ noun ]
■ a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
e.g.)
・IBM received an order for a hundred computers
purchase order

[ noun ]
■ a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
e.g.)
・a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
decree , edict , fiat , rescript

[ noun ]
■ a body of rules followed by an assembly
parliamentary law , parliamentary procedure , rules of order

[ noun ]
■ (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
e.g.)
・the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London

[ noun ]
■ a request for something to be made, supplied, or served
e.g.)
・I gave the waiter my order
・the company's products were in such demand that they got more orders than their call center could handle

[ noun ]
■ (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families

[ noun ]
■ a group of person living under a religious rule
e.g.)
・the order of Saint Benedict
monastic order

[ noun ]
■ a formal association of people with similar interests
e.g.)
・men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
club , gild , guild , lodge , social club , society

[ noun ]
■ logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
e.g.)
・we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation
ordering , ordination

[ noun ]
■ (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
e.g.)
・theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order
holy order

[ noun ]
■ established customary state (especially of society)
e.g.)
・order ruled in the streets
・law and order

[ noun ]
■ a condition of regular or proper arrangement
e.g.)
・he put his desk in order
・the machine is now in working order
orderliness

[ verb ]
■ place in a certain order
e.g.)
・order the photos chronologically

[ verb ]
■ bring order to or into
e.g.)
・Order these files

[ verb ]
■ assign a rank or rating to
grade , place , range , rank , rate

[ verb ]
■ arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
arrange , put , set up

[ verb ]
■ make a request for something
e.g.)
・Order me some flowers
・order a work stoppage

[ verb ]
■ give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
e.g.)
・She ordered him to do the shopping
enjoin , say , tell

[ verb ]
■ issue commands or orders for
dictate , prescribe

[ verb ]
■ appoint to a clerical posts
consecrate , ordain , ordinate

[ verb ]
■ bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage
■ impose regulations
govern , regularise , regularize , regulate

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