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order

noun  us   /ˈɔr·dər/

order noun (INSTRUCTION)

[C] something you are told to do by someone else and which you must do: [+ to infinitive] The company has received an order to stop releasing pollution into the air. His defense was that he was only obeying orders.

order noun (ARRANGEMENT)

[U] the way in which people or things are arranged in relation to one another or according to a particular characteristic: Please arrange the books in alphabetical order by author. I can’t find the files I need because they’re all out of order (= they are not arranged in the correct way). [U] If you leave/put things in order, you make them neat: I want to leave my desk in order before I go on vacation.

order noun (CORRECT BEHAVIOR)

[U] a situation in which rules are obeyed and people do what they are expected to do: Observers were present to preserve order during the voting.

order noun (USABLE CONDITION)

[U] the state of working correctly or of being suitable for use: The set of power tools are all in good working order. Are your immigration papers in order (= legally correct)? The elevator is out of order (= not working).

order noun (SYSTEM)

[C] a social or political system: a new economic order

order noun (REQUEST)

[C] An order is also the thing that has been requested: The store phoned to say your order has come in.on order If something is on order, you have asked for it to be obtained but have not yet received it: The lamp has been on order for several weeks.

order

verb  us   /ˈɔr·dər/

order verb (REQUEST)

[I/T] to ask for something to be made, supplied, or delivered: [I] Are you ready to order, or do you need a little more time? [T] I ordered some pasta and a mixed salad. [T] After looking through the catalog, she called the store and ordered new sheets and towels.

order verb (INSTRUCT)

[T] (esp. of a person in authority) to tell someone to do something: They ordered him to leave the room.
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