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order British & World English

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

order English Thesaurus

the list is in alphabetical order

order New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

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

Order! British & World English

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

Order! in order British & World English

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

Order in order British & World English

A society of monks, nuns, or friars living under the same religious, moral, and social regulations and discipline

to order British & World English

According to a customer’s particular requirements

new order British & World English

A new system, regime, or government

by order British & World English

According to directions given by the proper authority

in order British & World English

According to a particular sequence

on order British & World English

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

pre-order British & World English

Place an order for (an item) before it is available for purchase

back order British & World English

A retailer’s order for a product which is temporarily out of stock with the supplier

court order British & World English

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

first-order British & World English

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

giant order British & World English

An order whose columns extend through more than one story

limit order British & World English

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

mail order British & World English

The sale and ordering of goods by post, generally involving selection from a catalogue

money order British & World English

A printed order for payment of a specified sum, issued by a bank or Post Office

order arms British & World English

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

order book British & World 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 British & World English

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

Order Paper British & World English

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

peace order British & World English

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

short order British & World English

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

word order British & World English

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

world order British & World 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 British & World English

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

batting order British & World English

The order in which batsmen or batters in cricket or baseball take their turn to bat

closing order British & World English

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

gagging order British & World English

A judge’s directive forbidding the public disclosure of information on a particular matter

higher-order British & World English

Involving reasoning of a high level

Orange Order British & World English

A Protestant political society in Ireland, especially in Northern Ireland

partial order British & World English

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

pecking order British & World English

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

postal order British & World English

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

apple-pie order British & World English

Perfect order or neatness

clearance order British & World English

An order for the demolition of buildings

community order British & World 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 British & World English

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

executive order British & World English

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

marching order British & World English

Equipment for marching


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