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Synonyms for order

be the order of the day

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  • be obligatory

out of order: not working

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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

References in classic literature ?
to the greater glory of God;" and thus he continued: "It is our pleasure that the order brought to M.
Come, come," said Aramis, after a long silence, during which the governor of the Bastile had slowly recovered his senses, "do not lead me to believe, dear Baisemeaux, that the presence of the general of the order is as terrible as His, and that men die merely from having seen Him.
Baisemeaux reflected; he perceived, at a glance, the consequence of this withdrawal of a prisoner by means of a forged order; and, putting in the scale the guarantee offered him by the official order of the general, did not consider it of any value.
which hath devoured my substance and my life, yea, the very nerves and marrow of my bones; by that very Holy Temple I swear to thee, that save thyself and some few that still retain the ancient severity of our Order, I look upon no brethren whom I can bring my soul to embrace under that holy name.
No, Mont-Fitchet,'' answered the stern old man ``it must be sharp and sudden the Order is on the crisis of its fate.
At this moment a squire, clothed in a threadbare vestment, (for the aspirants after this holy Order wore during their noviciate the cast-off garments of the knights,) entered the garden, and, bowing profoundly before the Grand Master, stood silent, awaiting his permission ere he presumed to tell his errand.
The Prince of Saxe Leinitzer," the Emperor said, "is the acting head of the Order.
In the name of the Order he brought my wife from America.
It was I who induced the Emperor to become the titular head of this cursed Order.
And when they have made a good beginning in play, and by the help of music have gained the habit of good order, then this habit of order, in a manner how unlike the lawless play of the others
I should not, however, on this account have ventured at once on the examination of all the difficulties of the sciences which presented themselves to me, for this would have been contrary to the order prescribed in the method, but observing that the knowledge of such is dependent on principles borrowed from philosophy, in which I found nothing certain, I thought it necessary first of all to endeavor to establish its principles.
Milady tried to open the door in order to throw herself out.
This order I believe I have accomplished with all the exactness of a soldier, but also with the courtesy of a gentleman.
Buckingham shrugged his shoulders contemptuously, and said, "When I hired these houses which surround the Hotel de Ville, the square was unoccupied; these barracks obstruct my sight; I hereby order them to be removed.
At the appearance, however, of the banners borne at the head of the procession, complete order was restored.