Definition of reorder in English:

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Pronunciation: /riːˈɔːdə/


[with object]
1Request (something) to be made, supplied, or served again: reps reorder any titles which fall below the agreed number
More example sentences
  • Using databases, statistical models, and forecasts, the software told him how many of each spare he had, how many he needed, which ones broke down most frequently, and when to reorder them.
  • After many phone calls, I was asked to reorder the part.
  • Mistakes would happen, and he might lose time in the field by having to reorder the part.
2Arrange (something) again or differently: he fixed his bed and reordered his books
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  • As a type of humor or verbal wit, teasing is a device for establishing and reordering social hierarchies.
  • It reordered the entire planet in so many different ways.
  • The social and moral landscapes of the world must be reordered in accordance with this ‘new reality’, this revelation, this vision of the cosmos.


A renewed or repeated order for goods.
Example sentences
  • Most of the work done there is for small collections, first-of-series orders, recuts and reorders.
  • We do not have the orders down, but we do have the reorders.… We're taking it step by step.
  • ‘We make better use of our archives, and we're better and faster at reorders now that we can find the swatches quickly and painlessly,’ he says.

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