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Noun order has 15 senses
  1. order - (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"
    --1 is a kind of
    command, bid, bidding, dictation
    --1 has particulars: marching orders; summons; word
    Derived forms: verb order3, verb order1
  2. order, order of magnitude - 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"
    --2 is a kind of magnitude
    Derived form: verb order9
  3. order - established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
    --3 is a kind of
    state
    Antonyms: disorder
    --3 has particulars:
     civil order, polity; rule of law; tranquillity, quiet; harmony, concord, concordance; stability; peace
    Derived form: verb order4
  4. ordering, order, ordination - logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements; "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"
    --4 is a kind of arrangement
    --4 has particulars:
     bacteria order; word order; genetic code; genome; series
    Derived forms: verb order8, verb order6, verb order5
  5. orderliness, order - a condition of regular or proper arrangement; "he put his desk in order"; "the machine is now in working order"
    --5 is a kind of condition, status
    Antonyms: disorderliness, disorder
    --5 has particulars: spit and polish; kilter, kelter; tidiness
  6. decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript - 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"
    --6 is a kind of act, enactment
    --6 has particulars:
     consent decree; curfew; decree nisi; imperial decree; legal separation, judicial separation; programma; prohibition, ban, proscription; stay; bull, papal bull
    Derived forms: verb order3, verb order1
  7. order, purchase order - 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"
    --7 is a kind of commercial document, commercial instrument
    --7 has particulars:
     credit order, bill-me order; indent; market order; production order; stop order, stop-loss order; stop payment; mail order
    Derived form: verb order2
  8. club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order - 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"
    --8 is a kind of association
    --8 has members: club member
    --8 has particulars:
     athenaeum, atheneum; bookclub; chapter; chess club; country club; fraternity, frat; glee club; golf club; hunt, hunt club; investors club; jockey club; racket club; rowing club; slate club; sorority; turnverein; yacht club, boat club; service club
    Derived form: verb order7
  9. order, rules of order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure - a body of rules followed by an assembly
    --9 is a kind of rule, prescript
    --9 has particulars:
     interpellation; standing order; closure, cloture, gag rule, gag law; point of order; previous question; Robert's Rules of Order
  10. holy order, order - (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"
    --10 is a kind of status, position
    --10 has particulars:
     acolyte; anagnost; deacon; doorkeeper, ostiary, ostiarius; exorcist; lector, reader; priest; subdeacon
  11. order, monastic order - a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict"
    --11 is a kind of sect, religious sect, religious order
    --11 has particulars:
     Augustinian order; Benedictine order, order of Saint Benedict; Carmelite order, Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel; Carthusian order; Dominican order; Franciscan order; Jesuit order, Society of Jesus
  12. order - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
    --12 is a kind of
    taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon
    --12 is a member of class
    --12 has member: suborder; family
    --12 has particulars: animal order; protoctist order; plant order; fungus order
  13. order - a request for food or refreshment (as served in a restaurant or bar etc.); "I gave the waiter my order"
    --13 is a kind of
    request, asking
    --13 has particulars: short order
    Derived form: verb order2
  14. order - (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
    --14 is a kind of
    artistic style, idiom
    --14 has particulars:
     Doric order, Dorian order; Ionic order, Ionian order; Corinthian order; Composite order; Tuscan order
  15. order, ordering - putting in order; "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list"
    --15 is a kind of organization, organisation
    --15 has particulars:
     rank order; scaling, grading; succession, sequence; layout; alphabetization, alphabetisation
    Derived forms: verb order6, verb order5, verb order2
Verb order has 9 senses
  1. order, tell, enjoin, say - 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"
    --1 is one way to request
    Derived forms: noun order6, noun order1
    Sample sentence:
    They order him to write the letter
  2. order - make a request for something; "Order me some flowers"; "order a work stoppage"
    --2 is one way to
    request, bespeak, call for, quest
    Derived forms: noun order7, noun order15, noun order13, noun orderer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  3. order, prescribe, dictate - issue commands or orders for
    --3 is one way to inflict, bring down, visit, impose
    Derived forms: noun order6, noun order1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. regulate, regularize, regularise, order, govern - bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
    --4 is one way to decide, make up one's mind, determine
    Derived form: noun order3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  5. order - bring order to or into; "Order these files"
    --5 is one way to
    arrange, set up
    Antonyms: disorder, disarray
    Derived forms: noun order4, noun order15, noun orderer2, noun ordering2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  6. order - place in a certain order; "order these files"
    --6 is one way to
    arrange, set up
    Derived forms: noun order4, noun order15, noun orderer2, noun ordering2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  7. ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order - appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
    --7 is one way to invest, vest, enthrone
    Derived form: noun order8
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  8. arrange, set up, put, order - arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
    --8 is one way to organize, organise
    Derived forms: noun order4, noun ordering1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  9. rate, rank, range, order, grade, place - assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
    --9 is one way to judge
    Derived forms: noun order2, noun ordering2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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