- n (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
- n 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
- n established customary state (especially of society)
order ruled in the streets
law and order
- n logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation
- n a condition of regular or proper arrangement
he put his desk in order
the machine is now in working order
- n 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
- n 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
- n a formal association of people with similar interests
men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today
- n a body of rules followed by an assembly
- n (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
- n a group of person living under a religious rule
the order of Saint Benedict
- n (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
- n 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
- n (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
- n the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list
- v give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
She ordered him to do the shopping
- v make a request for something
order a work stoppage
- v issue commands or orders for
- v bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations
- v bring order to or into
- v place in a certain order
order the photos chronologically
- v appoint to a clerical posts
- v arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
- v assign a rank or rating to
- An Islamic court has ordered an unmarried couple to be caned for trying to have sex in a car in the latest of a series of harsh punishments for Muslims in Malaysia, a lawyer said .
- Most of the order's nuns and brothers are South Asian, which helped the candidacy of Sister Nirmala.
- Alone in the master bedroom, his order in the march of death still unknown, was the master himself: 65-year-old Marshall Herff Applewhite.
News & Articles
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Order management has become a huge pain-point for retailers as they continue to struggle in the new omni-channel world of retail.
June 24, 2013 - RetailSolutionsOnline
- United Tech sees impact from order on fraud charge
United Tech sees impact from order on fraud charge Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 9:15 am, Wednesday, June 19, 2013 (AP) — A federal court order that United Technologies Corp. pay $473 million plus interest to compensate for alleged fraud in its sale of fighter jet engines ...
June 24, 2013 - seattlepi.com
- Tennis-Wimbledon order of play for Monday
LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts at Wimbledon on Monday (prefix denotes seeding). ...
June 23, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Sports
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