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Order (IPA: /ˈɔɹdɝ/)


Order (n.)

Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system

Order (n.)

Of material things, like the books in a library.

Order (n.)

Of intellectual notions or ideas, like the topics of a discource.

Order (n.)

Of periods of time or occurrences, and the like.

Order (n.)

Right arrangement; a normal, correct, or fit condition; as, the house is in order; the machinery is out of order.

Order (n.)

The customary mode of procedure; established system, as in the conduct of debates or the transaction of business; usage; custom; fashion.

Order (n.)

Conformity with law or decorum; freedom from disturbance; general tranquillity; public quiet; as, to preserve order in a community or an assembly.

Order (n.)

That which prescribes a method of procedure; a rule or regulation made by competent authority; as, the rules and orders of the senate.

Order (n.)

A command; a mandate; a precept; a direction.

Order (n.)

Hence: A commission to purchase, sell, or supply goods; a direction, in writing, to pay money, to furnish supplies, to admit to a building, a place of entertainment, or the like; as, orders for blankets are large.

Order (n.)

A number of things or persons arranged in a fixed or suitable place, or relative position; a rank; a row; a grade; especially, a rank or class in society; a group or division of men in the same social or other position; also, a distinct character, kind, or sort; as, the higher or lower orders of society; talent of a high order.

Order (n.)

A body of persons having some common honorary distinction or rule of obligation; esp., a body of religious persons or aggregate of convents living under a common rule; as, the Order of the Bath; the Franciscan order.

Order (n.)

An ecclesiastical grade or rank, as of deacon, priest, or bishop; the office of the Christian ministry; -- often used in the plural; as, to take orders, or to take holy orders, that is, to enter some grade of the ministry.

Order (n.)

The disposition of a column and its component parts, and of the entablature resting upon it, in classical architecture; hence (as the column and entablature are the characteristic features of classical architecture) a style or manner of architectural designing.

Order (n.)

An assemblage of genera having certain important characters in common; as, the Carnivora and Insectivora are orders of Mammalia.

Order (n.)

The placing of words and members in a sentence in such a manner as to contribute to force and beauty or clearness of expression.

Order (n.)

Rank; degree; thus, the order of a curve or surface is the same as the degree of its equation.

Order (n.)

To put in order; to reduce to a methodical arrangement; to arrange in a series, or with reference to an end. Hence, to regulate; to dispose; to direct; to rule.

Order (n.)

To give an order to; to command; as, to order troops to advance.

Order (n.)

To give an order for; to secure by an order; as, to order a carriage; to order groceries.

Order (n.)

To admit to holy orders; to ordain; to receive into the ranks of the ministry.

Order (v. i.)

To give orders; to issue commands.

Order

Taxonomic rank or a taxon in that rank (use this instead of Q10861678)

Order

Visible honour awarded to an individual recipient

Order

Stated intention to engage in a commercial transaction for specific products or services

Order

Instruction directed by law, judgment or administrative act to a natural or legal person to obey a certain behavior

Order

Cardinality of a group, or where the element a of a group is the smallest positive integer m such that am = e

Order Synonyms

Club, Guild, Social Club, Society, Gild, Lodg

Order Synonyms

Edict, Decree, Fiat, Rescript

Order Synonyms

Order, Holy Order

Order Synonyms

Monastic Order

Order Synonyms

Order Of Magnitude

Order Synonyms

Ordering, Ordination

Order Synonyms

Ordering

Order Synonyms

Orderliness

Order Synonyms

Purchase Order

Order Synonyms

Rules Of Order, Parliamentary Law, Parliamentary Procedure

Order Synonyms

Put, Arrange, Set Up

Order Synonyms

Consecrate, Ordain, Ordinate

Order Synonyms

Prescribe, Dictate

Order Synonyms

Range, Plac, Rate, Rank, Grade

Order Synonyms

Regularize, Regulate, Regularise, Govern

Order Synonyms

Tell, Enjoin, Say

Translations

Order in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "in order to change poverty into wealth, one must start by displaying it." - Jean-Paul Sartre

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (To Scratch and Grounder) I order you to break my fall!" - Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .the order of betweenness does not depend on mutual distances... betweenness is purely a relational order." - Hans Reichenbach

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A master should be paid liberally, in order to secure a person properly qualified." - John Romilly, 1st Baron Romilly

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A writer should always bravely face life, risking death and mutilation in order to dethrone an emperor." - Mo Yan


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