HyperDic: order

English > 24 senses of the word order / Order:
NOUNcommunicationorder(often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
attributeorder, order of magnitudea degree in a continuum of size or quantity
stateorderestablished customary state (especially of society)
grouporder, ordering, ordinationlogical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
stateorder, orderlinessa condition of regular or proper arrangement
communicationorder, decree, edict, fiat, rescripta legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
communicationorder, purchase ordera commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
grouporder, club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodgea formal association of people with similar interests
communicationorder, rules of order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedurea body of rules followed by an assembly
stateOrder, Holy Order(usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy
grouporder, monastic ordera group of person living under a religious rule
grouporder(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
communicationordera request for something to be made, supplied, or served
attributeorder(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
actorder, orderingthe act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
VERBcommunicationorder, tell, enjoin, saygive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
communicationordermake a request for something
communicationorder, prescribe, dictateissue commands or orders for
socialorder, regulate, regularize, regularise, governbring into conformity with rules or principles / principles or usage
changeorderbring order to or into
changeorderplace in a certain order
socialorder, ordain, consecrate, ordinateappoint to a clerical posts
cognitionorder, arrange, set up, putarrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
cognitionorder, rate, rank, range, grade, placeassign a rank or rating to
order / Order > pronunciation
Soundsao'rder
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English > order: 24 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaning(often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed.
Example"the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London"
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowermarching ordersAn order from a superior officer for troops to depart
summonsAn order to appear in person at a given place and time
wordA verbal / verbal command for action / action
Broadercommand, bid, bidding, dictationAn authoritative direction or instruction to do something
Usage ofplural, plural formThe form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Spanishmandato, orden
Catalanordre
Verbsordergive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
orderissue commands or orders for
English > order: 24 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA degree in a continuum of size or quantity.
Examples
  • "it was on the order of a mile"
  • "an explosion of a low order of magnitude"
Synonymorder of magnitude
BroadermagnitudeThe property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)
Spanishgrado
Verbsorderassign a rank or rating to
English > order: 24 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningEstablished customary state (especially of society).
Examples
  • "order ruled in the streets"
  • "law and order"
Narrowercivil order, polityThe form of government of a social organization
harmony, concord, concordanceA harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds)
peaceThe state prevailing during the absence of war
rule of lawA state of order in which events conform to the law
stabilityA stable order (especially of society)
tranquillity, tranquility, quietAn untroubled state
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
OppositedisorderA disturbance of the peace or of public order
Spanishorden
Catalanordre
Adjectivesorderlyclean or organized
Verbsorderbring into conformity with rules or principles / principles or usage
English > order: 24 senses > noun 4, group
Meaninglogical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements.
Example"we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"
Synonymsordering, ordination
Narrowerbacteria orderAn order of bacteria
genetic codeThe ordering of nucleotides in DNA molecules that carries the genetic information in living cells
genomeThe ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism
seriesSimilar things placed in order or happening one after another
word orderThe order of words in a text
BroaderarrangementAn orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit
Spanishordenación, orden
Catalanordenació, ordre
Verbsorderbring order to or into
orderplace in a certain order
orderarrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
English > order: 24 senses > noun 5, state
MeaningA condition of regular or proper arrangement.
Examples
  • "he put his desk in order"
  • "the machine is now in working order"
Synonymorderliness
Narrowerkilter, kelterIn working order
spit and polishCareful attention to order and appearance (as in the military)
tidinessThe habit of being tidy
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Oppositedisorderliness, disorderA condition in which things are not in their expected places
Spanishorden
Catalanordre
English > order: 24 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).
Example"a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
Synonymsdecree, edict, fiat, rescript
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerbull, papal bullA formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)
consent decreeAn agreement between two parties that is sanctioned by the court
curfewAn order that after a specific time certain activities (as being outside on the streets) are prohibited
decree nisiA decree issued on a first petition for divorce
imperial decreeA decree issued by a sovereign ruler
legal separation, judicial separationA judicial decree regulating the rights and responsibilities of a married couple living apart
programmaAn edict that has been publicly posted
prohibition, ban, proscriptionA decree that prohibits something
stayA judicial order forbidding some action until an event occurs or the order is lifted
Broaderact, enactmentA legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body
Spanishacto, auto, decreto, decretos, edicto, orden, sentencia
Catalanacte, decret, sentència
Verbsordergive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority
orderissue commands or orders for
English > order: 24 senses > noun 7, communication
MeaningA commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities.
Example"IBM received an order for a hundred computers"
Synonympurchase order
Narrowercredit order, bill-me orderAn order that is received without payment
indentAn order for goods to be exported or imported
mail orderA purchase negotiated by mail
market orderAn order to a broker to sell or buy stocks or commodities at the prevailing market price
production orderAn order that initiates the manufacturing process
reorderA repeated order for the same merchandise
stop order, stop-loss orderAn order to a broker to sell (buy) when the price of a security falls (rises) to a designated level
stop paymentA depositor's order to a bank to refuse payment on a check
Broadercommercial document, commercial instrumentA document / document of or relating to commerce / commerce
Spanishorden de compra
Verbsordermake a request for something
English > order: 24 senses > noun 8, group
MeaningA formal association of people with similar interests.
Example "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
Synonymsclub, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge
Membersclub membersomeone who is a member of a club
Narrowerathenaeum, atheneumA literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning
bookclubA club that people join in order to buy selected books at reduced prices / prices
chapterA local branch of some fraternity or association
chess clubA club of people to play chess
country clubA suburban club for recreation / recreation and socializing
fraternity, fratA social club for male undergraduates
glee clubA club organized to sing together
golf clubA club of people to play golf
hunt, hunt clubAn association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
investors clubA club of small investors who buy and sell securities jointly
jockey clubA club to promote and regulate horse racing
racket clubclub for players of racket sports
rowing clubA club for rowers
service clubA club of professional or business people organized for their coordination and active in public services
slate clubA group of people who save money in a common fund for a specific purpose (usually distributed at Christmas)
sororityA social club for female undergraduates
turnvereinA club of tumblers or gymnasts
yacht club, boat clubclub that promotes and supports / supports yachting and boating
BroaderassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
Spanishasociación, clube, club, cofradía, colegio, fraternidad, gremio, liga, lodge, logia, sociedad
Catalanassociació, club, fraternitat, gremi, societat
Verbsorderappoint to a clerical posts
English > order: 24 senses > noun 9, communication
MeaningA body of rules followed by an assembly.
Synonymsrules of order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure
Category ofproposer, mover(parliamentary procedure) someone who makes a formal motion
InstancesRobert's Rules of OrderA book of rules for presiding over a meeting
Narrowerclosure, cloture, gag rule, gag lawA rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
interpellation(parliament) a parliamentary procedure of demanding that a government official explain some act or policy
point of orderA question as to whether the current proceedings are allowed by parliamentary procedure
previous questionA motion calling for an immediate vote on the main question under discussion by a deliberative assembly
standing orderA rule of order permanently in force
Broaderrule, prescriptPrescribed guide for conduct or action
English > Order: 24 senses > noun 10, state
Meaning(usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy.
SynonymHoly Order
Narroweracolytesomeone who assists a priest / priest or minister in a liturgical service
anagnostA cleric in the minor orders of the Eastern Orthodox Church who reads the lessons aloud in the liturgy (analogous to the lector in the Roman Catholic Church)
deaconA cleric ranking just below a priest in Christian churches
doorkeeper, ostiary, ostiariusThe lowest of the minor Holy Orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed by the Roman Catholic Church
exorcistOne of the minor orders in the unreformed Western Church but now suppressed in the Roman Catholic Church
lector, readersomeone who reads the lessons in a church service
priestA clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites
subdeaconA clergyman an order below deacon
Broaderstatus, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
English > order: 24 senses > noun 11, group
MeaningA group of person living under a religious rule.
Example"the order of Saint Benedict"
Synonymmonastic order
NarrowerAugustinian orderAny of several monastic orders observing a rule derived from the writings of St. Augustine
Benedictine order, order of Saint BenedictA Roman Catholic monastic order founded in the 6th century
Carmelite order, Order of Our Lady of Mount CarmelA Roman Catholic mendicant order founded in the 12th century
Carthusian orderAn austere contemplative Roman Catholic order founded by St. Bruno in 1084
Dominican orderA Roman Catholic order of mendicant preachers founded in the 13th century
Franciscan orderA Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century
Society of Jesus, Jesuit orderA Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen
Broadersect, religious sect, religious orderA subdivision of a larger / larger / larger / larger religious group
English > order: 24 senses > noun 12, group
Meaning(biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families.
Categorybiology, biological scienceThe science that studies living organisms
Member ofclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
Membersfamily(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
suborder(biology) taxonomic group that is a subdivision of an order
Narroweranimal orderThe order of animals
fungus orderThe order of fungi
plant orderThe order of plants
protoctist orderThe order of protoctists
Broadertaxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxonanimal or plant group having natural relations
Spanishorden
Catalanordre
Adjectivesordinalof or relating to a taxonomic order
English > order: 24 senses > noun 13, communication
MeaningA request for something to be made, supplied, or served.
Examples
  • "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"
Narrowershort orderAn order for food that can be prepared quickly
Broaderrequest, askingThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
Verbsordermake a request for something
English > order: 24 senses > noun 14, attribute
Meaning(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.
CategoryarchitectureThe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings
NarrowerComposite orderA Roman order that combines the Corinthian acanthus leaves with the spiral scrolls of the Ionic order
Corinthian orderThe last Greek order
Doric order, Dorian orderThe oldest and simplest of the Greek orders and the only one that normally has no base
Ionic order, Ionian orderThe second Greek order
Tuscan orderA Roman order that resembles the Doric order but without a fluted shaft
Broaderartistic style, idiomThe style of a particular artist or school or movement
English > order: 24 senses > noun 15, act
MeaningThe act of putting things in a sequential arrangement.
Example"there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"
Synonymordering
Narroweralphabetization, alphabetisationThe act of putting in alphabetical order
layoutThe act of laying out (as by making plans for something)
rank orderAn arrangement according to rank
scaling, gradingThe act of arranging in a graduated series
succession, sequenceThe action of following in order
Broaderorganization, organisationThe activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically
Spanishordenación
Catalanordenació
Verbsorderbring order to or into
orderplace in a certain order
ordermake a request for something
English > order: 24 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningGive instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey order him to write the letter
Example "She ordered him to do the shopping"
Synonymstell, enjoin, say
Narrowercall, send forOrder, request, or command to come
command, requiremake someone do something
directcommand with authority
instructGive instructions or directions for some task
prescribe(medicine) order the use of (a treatment, medicine, etc.), usually by written prescription
warnask to go away
Broaderrequestask (a person) to do something
Spanishdecir, declarar, encargar, imponer, indicar, mandar, ordenar, sentenciar
Catalandeclarar, manar, ordenar, sentenciar
Nounsordera legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
order(often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
English > order: 24 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningmake a request for something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Examples
  • "Order me some flowers"
  • "order a work stoppage"
NarrowercallOrder or request or give a command for
commissionplace an order for
placeTo arrange for
reordermake a new request to be supplied with
wishOrder politely
Broaderrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for, questExpress the need or desire for
Spanishencargar, ordenar, pedir
Nounsorderthe act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
ordera commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
ordera request for something to be made, supplied, or served
orderersomeone who places an order to buy
English > order: 24 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningissue commands or orders for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsprescribe, dictate
Narrowermandatemake mandatory
Broaderinflict, bring down, visit, imposeimpose something unpleasant
Spanishdictar, mandar, ordenar, prescribir, recetar
Catalandictar, manar, prescriure, receptar
Nounsordera legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
order(often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
English > order: 24 senses > verb 4, social
MeaningBring into conformity with rules or principles / principles or usage; impose regulations.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsregulate, regularize, regularise, govern
Narrowerstandardize, standardiseCause to conform to standard or norm
zone, districtregulate housing in
Broaderdecide, make up one's mind, determinereach, make, or come to a decision about something
OppositederegulateLift the regulations on
Spanishnormar, regir, regularizar, regular
Catalannormar, ordenar, regir, regularitzar, regular
Nounsorderestablished customary state (especially of society)
English > order: 24 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningBring order to or into.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Order these files"
NarrowercollateTo assemble in proper sequence
disentangle, unsnarl, straighten outextricate from entanglement
systematize, systematise, systemize, systemiseArrange according to a system or reduce to a system
tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square awayput (things or places) in order
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
Oppositedisorder, disarrayBring disorder to
Spanishordenar
Catalanordenar
Nounsorder, orderingthe act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
orderlogical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
ordereran organizer who puts things in order
English > order: 24 senses > verb 6, change
Meaningplace in a certain order.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"order the photos chronologically"
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
Spanishordenar
Catalanordenar
Nounsorder, orderingthe act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
orderlogical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
ordereran organizer who puts things in order
English > order: 24 senses > verb 7, social
Meaningappoint to a clerical posts.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsordain, consecrate, ordinate
Broaderinvest, vest, enthroneProvide with power and authority
Spanishconsagrar, ordenar
Catalanordenar
Nounsordera formal association of people with similar interests
English > order: 24 senses > verb 8, cognition
MeaningArrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsarrange, set up, put
NarrowerphraseDivide, combine, or mark into phrases
synchronize, synchronise, contemporize, contemporiseArrange or represent events so that they co-occur
Broaderorganize, organiseCause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
Spanisharreglar, ordenar, organizar, poner
Catalanarreglar, col·locar, ordenar, organitzar, posar
Nounsordering, orderlogical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements
English > order: 24 senses > verb 9, cognition
MeaningAssign a rank or rating to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrate, rank, range, grade, place
NarrowerdowngradeRate lower
prioritize, prioritiseAssign a priority to
reorderAssign a new order to
seedDistribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
sequenceArrange in a sequence
shortlistput someone or something on a short list
subordinaterank or order as less important or consider of less value
superordinateplace in a superior order or rank
upgradeRate higher
Broaderevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
Spanishclasificarse, clasificar, graduar, ordenar, tasar, valorar
Catalanclassificar-se, classificar, graduar, ordenar, taxar, valorar
Nounsordera degree in a continuum of size or quantity
orderingthe act of putting things in a sequential arrangement

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