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Synonyms for order

be the order of the day

Synonyms

  • 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 ?
"I see it plain enough on the order; but for the same reason that the king's signature may have been forged, so also, and with even greater probability, may M.
"Now, I - I, also - I, here present - incontestably, I - am going to write an order to which I am certain you will give credence, incredulous as you are!"
G.," wrote the bishop; and he drew a cross under these four letters, which signify ad majorem Dei gloriam , "to the greater glory of God;" and thus he continued: "It is our pleasure that the order brought to M.
open your marble cells, and take to your repose a weary brother, who would rather strive with a hundred thousand pagans than witness the decay of our Holy Order!''
Thou knowest the life I have led, keeping each point of my Order, striving with devils embodied and disembodied, striking down the roaring lion, who goeth about seeking whom be may devour, like a good knight and devout priest, wheresoever I met with him even as blessed Saint Bernard hath prescribed to us in the forty-fifth capital of our rule, Ut Leo semper feriatur.* But by the Holy Temple!
* chapter, as if it were the signal-word of the Order; which may
Those who are responsible for the third degree of the Order of the Yellow Crayon, and for your Majesty's ignorance concerning its existence, have trifled with the destiny of the greatest sovereign of modern times."
"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.
And our answer will be that, even as they are, our guardians may very likely be the happiest of men; but that our aim in founding the State was not the disproportionate happiness of any one class, but the greatest happiness of the whole; we thought that in a State which is ordered with a view to the good of the whole we should be most likely to find Justice, and in the ill-ordered State injustice: and, having found them, we might then decide which of the two is the happier.
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.
He then returned to the captain, said a few words to him, and as if from that moment the vessel was under his command, he ordered a maneuver which the crew executed immediately.
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.