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order
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 21
2. Of intellectual notions or ideas, like the topics of a discource.
3. Of periods of time or occurrences, and the like.
4. Right arrangement; a normal, correct, or fit condition; as, the house is in order; the machinery is out of order.
5. The customary mode of procedure; established system, as in the conduct of debates or the transaction of business; usage; custom; fashion.
6. Conformity with law or decorum; freedom from disturbance; general tranquillity; public quiet; as, to preserve order in a community or an assembly.
7. That which prescribes a method of procedure; a rule or regulation made by competent authority; as, the rules and orders of the senate.
8. A command; a mandate; a precept; a direction.
9. Hence: A commission to purchase, sell, or supply goods; a direction, in writing, to pay money, to furnish supplies, to admit to a building, a place of entertainment, or the like; as, orders for blankets are large.
11. The placing of words and members in a sentence in such a manner as to contribute to force and beauty or clearness of expression.
14. To give an order to; to command; as, to order troops to advance.
15. To give an order for; to secure by an order; as, to order a carriage; to order groceries.
16. To admit to holy orders; to ordain; to receive into the ranks of the ministry.
17. A body of persons having some common honorary distinction or rule of obligation; esp., a body of religious persons or aggregate of convents living under a common rule; as, the of the Bath; the Franciscan order.
19. A number of things or persons arranged in a fixed or suitable place, or relative position; a rank; a row; a grade; especially, a rank or class in society; a group or division of men in the same social or other position; also, a distinct character, kind, or sort; as, the higher or lower orders of society; talent of a high order.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To give orders; to issue commands.
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