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order US English

The arrangement or disposition of people or things in relation to each other according to a particular sequence, pattern, or method

order US Thesaurus

alphabetical order

order New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

each of five classical styles of architecture, Doric, Ionic, Corinthian, Tuscan, and Composite

Order! US English

A call for silence or the observance of prescribed procedures by someone in charge of a trial, legislative assembly, etc.

Order! in order US English

A call for silence or the observance of prescribed procedures by someone in charge of a trial, legislative assembly, etc.

Order in order US English

A society of monks, priests, nuns, etc., living according to certain religious and social regulations and discipline and at least some of whose members take solemn vows

to order US English

According to a customer’s specific request or requirements

gag order US English

A judge’s order that a case may not be discussed in public

new order US English

A new system, regime, or government

in order US English

According to a particular sequence

on order US English

(Of goods) requested but not yet received from the supplier or manufacturer

court order US English

A direction issued by a court or a judge requiring a person to do or not do something

first-order US English

Of or relating to the simplest or most fundamental level of organization, experience, or analysis; primary or immediate

giant order US English

An order whose columns extend through more than one story

limit order US English

A direction given to a broker to buy or sell a security or commodity at a specified price or better

mail order US English

The selling of goods to customers by mail, generally involving selection from a special catalog

money order US English

A printed order for payment of a specified sum, issued by a bank or post office

order arms US English

Hold a rifle with its butt on the ground close to one’s right side

order book US English

A book in which orders are entered as they are received by a business, especially regarded as a measure of the organization’s success

order form US English

A printed form on which a customer writes the details of a product or service they wish to order

Order Paper US English

A paper on which the day’s business for a legislative assembly is entered

peace order US English

A court order offering protection to certain classes of person who are not eligible to petition for a protective order

short order US English

An order or dish of food that can be quickly prepared and served

word order US English

The sequence of words in a sentence, especially as governed by grammatical rules and as affecting meaning

world order US English

A system controlling events in the world, especially a set of arrangements established internationally for preserving global political stability

money order New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words; abbreviation MO)

Order Paper New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

paper with the day's business of a legislative assembly

banker's order US English

A standing order to a bank to make specified payments from one’s account to a particular recipient

batting order US English

The order in which batters take their turn at bat

closing order US English

An order by a local authority prohibiting the use of premises for specified purposes

higher-order US English

Involving reasoning of a high level

Orange Order US English

A Protestant political society in Ireland, especially in Northern Ireland

partial order US English

A transitive antisymmetric relation among the elements of a set, which does not necessarily apply to each pair of elements

pecking order US English

A hierarchy of status seen among members of a group of people or animals, originally as observed among hens

postal order US English

An order for payment of a specified sum to a named payee, issued by the Post Office

apple-pie order US English

Perfect order or neatness

clearance order US English

An order for the demolition of buildings

community order US English

A non-custodial sentence which requires an offender to perform community service, observe a curfew, undergo treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, etc., instead of going to prison

exclusion order US English

An official order excluding a person from a particular place, especially to prevent a crime being committed

executive order US English

A rule or order issued by the president to an executive branch of the government and having the force of law

marching order US English

Equipment for marching

by order of US English

According to directions given by the proper authority

in order for US English

So that

in order to US English

As a means to

out of order US English

(Of an electrical or mechanical device) not working properly or at all

receiving order US English

A court order authorizing an official receiver to act in a case of bankruptcy (since 1986 superseded by a bankruptcy order)

reception order US English

An order authorizing the admission and detention of a patient in a psychiatric hospital


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