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Synonyms for order

be the order of the day


  • be obligatory

out of order: not working


Synonyms for order

a state of sound readiness

a way in which things follow each other in space or time

a number of things placed or occurring one after the other

a group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

a division of persons or things by quality, rank, or grade

a subdivision of a larger group

to command or issue commands in an arrogant manner

to arrange in an orderly manner

Synonyms for order

(often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed

a degree in a continuum of size or quantity

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established customary state (especially of society)

logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements

a condition of regular or proper arrangement

a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities

(usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy

a request for something to be made, supplied, or served

(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

the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement

give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

make a request for something

issue commands or orders for

bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage

place in a certain order

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appoint to a clerical posts

arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events

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He also believed that classical architecture, and the classical orders, used boldly and extensively in the facade of the Circus, were of Judaeo-Christian, not pagan origin.
The rest of the square, when first laid out in the 1730s, was fronted by noblemen's palaces in two grand stories with Classical orders and mansards, though irregularly grouped and with varying plot widths.
Sebastiano Serlio's treatise, Tutte l'opere d'architettura (1537-51), marks the development of a new image-based architectural method and the first appearance of the canon of five classical orders (1537).
And although Geraghty notes that fecundity of invention is not normally associated with Wren, these drawings and the conceptions recorded here indicate an imagination, a power of assimilation, and an intrepid embrace of the great European architectural preoccupations (the legacy of classical antiquity, the syntactical expressiveness of the classical orders, the central plan, the masonry dome, the intellectual control over detail and whole) that fed the vision of Hawksmoor and Vanbrugh before their own sublimities were frost-bitten by neo-Palladianism.
The chapter on Boris Godunov shows how the new wave of Italianisms that appeared after his election to the throne in 1598 were a deliberate attempt to unite traditional Muscovite forms with ornamental motifs and other elements from the classical orders.
In its size, its attention to decorative detail, and its pictorial character, Diana's print differed quite a bit from the model-bookish profiles of the classical orders previously in circulation [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED].