order

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  • Now struck with fear, her father ordered her to be put to death.
  • Additional study of the letter was ordered and continued into the night.
  • Then she orders her to go to the other room where the child is playing.
  • He brought home enough orders to keep the company in business.
  • However in his text the word order is not to be found.
  • It generally describes a person with legal rights within a given political order.
  • These orders failed to get through and the attack went ahead as originally planned.
  • It can do whatever we know how to order it to perform.
  • The captain orders the boat directly south towards the African coast at full speed.
  • Attempts have been made to group these families in higher orders.
  • The new style was also encouraged by changes in the economic order and social structure.
  • Only three of the ordered nine episodes were produced on time.
  • From the lower-middle order, he scored a single run.
  • Each would follow the orders from their officers and fight as a single unit instead of individuals.
  • From the upper-middle order, he scored a single run.
  • Cover art was commissioned and pre-orders were taken, but it never arrived.
  • This use of a set order of service is not unlike the Catholic tradition.
  • And everything arranged in first rate order all the way! Cited from German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Vol. VII
  • However, his main area of work soon became set theory, especially the theory of ordered sets.
  • Following orders not to take prisoners, the captain gives the command to back the ship away.
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Meaning of order

  • noun (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 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 Established customary state (especially of society)
    order ruled in the streets, law and order
  • noun 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 A body of rules followed by an assembly
  • noun A group of person living under a religious rule
    the order of Saint Benedict
  • noun (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
  • noun 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 (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 The act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
    there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list
  • verb 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 Make a request for something
    Order me some flowers, order a work stoppage
  • verb Issue commands or orders for
  • verb Bring order to or into
    Order these files
  • verb Place in a certain order
    order the photos chronologically