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Textual thesaurus for "Order"

(noun) order, ordering

the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement

there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list


(noun) order

(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) order, order of magnitude

a degree in a continuum of size or quantity

it was on the order of a mile; an explosion of a low order of magnitude


(noun) order, purchase order

a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities

IBM received an order for a hundred computers


(noun) decree, edict, rescript, order, fiat

a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there


(noun) rules of order, order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure

a body of rules followed by an assembly


(noun) order

(often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed

the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London


(noun) order

a request for something to be made, supplied, or served

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) order

(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families


(noun) order, monastic order

a group of person living under a religious rule

the order of Saint Benedict


(noun) guild, gild, order, lodge, social club, society, club

a formal association of people with similar interests

he joined a golf club; they formed a small lunch society; men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today


(noun) order, ordering, ordination

logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements

we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation


(noun) Holy Order

(usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy

theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order


(noun) order

established customary state (especially of society)

order ruled in the streets; law and order


(noun) order, orderliness

a condition of regular or proper arrangement

he put his desk in order; the machine is now in working order


(verb) order

place in a certain order

order the photos chronologically


(verb) order

bring order to or into

Order these files


(verb) place, range, rank, rate, grade, order

assign a rank or rating to

how would you rank these students?; The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide


(verb) put, arrange, order, set up

arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events

arrange my schedule; set up one's life; I put these memories with those of bygone times


(verb) order

make a request for something

Order me some flowers; order a work stoppage


(verb) enjoin, say, order, tell

give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

I said to him to go home; She ordered him to do the shopping; The mother told the child to get dressed


(verb) dictate, prescribe, order

issue commands or orders for


(verb) consecrate, ordain, order, ordinate

appoint to a clerical posts

he was ordained in the Church


(verb) govern, regularise, regularize, regulate, order

bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations

We cannot regulate the way people dress; This town likes to regulate