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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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All three are consistent in correlating gestures of deconstruction with the establishment of "cybersites," each commissioning artists and/or architects who literally "deconstruct" their pavilion by means of massive escarpments of scaffolding or, in the case of the Austrians, by permanently dislocating the classical order of the original architecture with the addition of a new facade and soaring roof and the elimination of a rear exterior wall.
He has obviously been influenced too by the work on Andrea Palladio and Leon Battista Alberti by his former Bath colleague Robert Tavernor, and also by John Onians' seminal book: Bearers of Meaning: The Classical Orders in Antiquity, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
Vitruvius described the human figure as being the principal source of proportion among the Classical orders of architecture.
It is likely that during the prolonged agonies of soul's struggle to absorb nature, to outlast against tyranny of the upper orders and later even to fight the evil in other men, the body-soul's search for itself was played out in millions of episodes from dramas made up by the folk themselves, underneath the life of the upper hierarchies of the court, the priestcraft and the rich nobles and merchants who could patronise the classical orders of the arts of one kind or another.
At the same time, he refused to be confined by the strictures of a particular kind of contemporary neo-classicism based on Vitruvius which regarded the classical orders not only as forever fixed and immutable but also as carrying a particular moral weight.
We also have the first complete account of his handling of the Classical orders, inspired by the theories of Serlio on the relation of the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian orders to the different aspects of the male and female characters and roles.
Her "Capitol"--three banks of pig-filled bleachers reflected in ten vanity mirrors etched with columns representing the five classical orders of architecture--nonetheless delivers a remarkably apt picture of the state of affairs in present-day Congress.
It sold to professional furniture-makers and opened with chapters on geometry, perspective and the classical orders of architecture.