Dictionary Results for order|
1. 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"
Hypernym(s): command, bid, bidding, dictation
2. order - 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"
3. order - noun
· established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
4. order - noun
· logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements; "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"
Synonym(s): ordering, ordination
5. order - noun
· a condition of regular or proper arrangement; "he put his desk in order"; "the machine is now in working order"
Hypernym(s): condition, status
Antonym(s): disorder, disorderliness
6. order - noun
· 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"
Synonym(s): decree, edict, fiat, rescript
Hypernym(s): act, enactment
7. 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"
Hypernym(s): commercial_document, commercial_instrument
8. order - noun
· 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"
Synonym(s): club, social_club, society, guild, gild, lodge
9. order - noun
· a body of rules followed by an assembly
Synonym(s): rules_of_order, parliamentary_law, parliamentary_procedure
Hypernym(s): rule, prescript
10. order - noun
· (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"
Synonym(s): Holy_Order, Order
Hypernym(s): status, position
11. order - noun
· a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict"
Hypernym(s): sect, religious_sect, religious_order
12. order - noun
· (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
Hypernym(s): taxonomic_group, taxonomic_category, taxon
13. order - 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"
Hypernym(s): request, asking
14. order - 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
Hypernym(s): artistic_style, idiom
15. order - noun
· the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement; "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"
Hypernym(s): organization, organisation
16. order - 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"
Synonym(s): tell, enjoin, say
17. order - verb
· make a request for something; "Order me some flowers"; "order a work stoppage"
Hypernym(s): request, ask_for, bespeak, call_for, quest
18. order - verb
· issue commands or orders for
Synonym(s): prescribe, dictate
Hypernym(s): inflict, bring_down, visit, impose
19. order - verb
· bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
Synonym(s): regulate, regularize, regularise, govern
Hypernym(s): decide, make_up_one%27s_mind, determine
20. order - verb
· bring order to or into; "Order these files"
Hypernym(s): arrange, set_up
21. order - verb
· place in a certain order; "order the photos chronologically"
Hypernym(s): arrange, set_up
22. order - verb
· appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
Synonym(s): ordain, consecrate, ordinate
Hypernym(s): invest, vest, enthrone
23. order - verb
· arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
Synonym(s): arrange, set_up, put
Hypernym(s): organize, organise
24. order - verb
· assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
Synonym(s): rate, rank, range, grade, place
Hypernym(s): evaluate, pass_judgment, judge
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