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Synonyms for (noun) order

Synonyms: order, ordering Definition: the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement Usage: there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list

Similar words: organisation, organization Definition: the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically Usage: his organization of the work force was very efficient

Synonyms: order Definition: (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

Similar words: idiom, artistic style Definition: the style of a particular artist or school or movement Usage: an imaginative orchestral idiom

Synonyms: order, order of magnitude Definition: a degree in a continuum of size or quantity Usage: it was on the order of a mile; an explosion of a low order of magnitude

Similar words: magnitude Definition: the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small) Usage: they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion; about the magnitude of a small pea

Synonyms: order, purchase order Definition: a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities Usage: IBM received an order for a hundred computers

Similar words: commercial document, commercial instrument Definition: a document of or relating to commerce

Synonyms: decree, edict, rescript, order, fiat Definition: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge) Usage: a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

Similar words: enactment, act Definition: a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body

Synonyms: rules of order, order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure Definition: a body of rules followed by an assembly

Similar words: rule, prescript Definition: prescribed guide for conduct or action

Synonyms: order Definition: (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed Usage: the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London

Similar words: command, bid, bidding, dictation Definition: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

Synonyms: order Definition: a request for something to be made, supplied, or served Usage: I gave the waiter my order; the company's products were in such demand that they got more orders than their call center could handle

Similar words: asking, request Definition: the verbal act of requesting

Synonyms: order Definition: (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families

Similar words: taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group Definition: animal or plant group having natural relations

Synonyms: order, monastic order Definition: a group of person living under a religious rule Usage: the order of Saint Benedict

Similar words: sect, religious order, religious sect Definition: a subdivision of a larger religious group

Synonyms: guild, gild, order, lodge, social club, society, club Definition: a formal association of people with similar interests Usage: he joined a golf club; they formed a small lunch society; men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

Similar words: association Definition: a formal organization of people or groups of people Usage: he joined the Modern Language Association

Synonyms: order, ordering, ordination Definition: logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements Usage: we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation

Similar words: arrangement Definition: an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging Usage: a flower arrangement

Synonyms: Holy Order, Order Definition: (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy Usage: theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order

Similar words: status, position Definition: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society Usage: he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life

Synonyms: order Definition: established customary state (especially of society) Usage: order ruled in the streets; law and order

Similar words: state Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state

Synonyms: order, orderliness Definition: a condition of regular or proper arrangement Usage: he put his desk in order; the machine is now in working order

Similar words: condition, status Definition: a state at a particular time Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations

Synonyms for (verb) order

Synonyms: order Definition: place in a certain order Usage: order the photos chronologically

Similar words: set up, arrange Definition: put into a proper or systematic order Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

Synonyms: order Definition: bring order to or into Usage: Order these files

Similar words: set up, arrange Definition: put into a proper or systematic order Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

Synonyms: place, range, rank, rate, grade, order Definition: assign a rank or rating to Usage: how would you rank these students?; The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment Definition: form a critical opinion of Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

Synonyms: put, arrange, order, set up Definition: arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events Usage: arrange my schedule; set up one's life; I put these memories with those of bygone times

Similar words: organise, organize Definition: cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea

Synonyms: order Definition: make a request for something Usage: Order me some flowers; order a work stoppage

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Synonyms: enjoin, say, order, tell Definition: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority Usage: I said to him to go home; She ordered him to do the shopping; The mother told the child to get dressed

Similar words: request Definition: ask (a person) to do something Usage: She asked him to be here at noon; I requested that she type the entire manuscript

Synonyms: dictate, prescribe, order Definition: issue commands or orders for

Similar words: bring down, visit, inflict, impose Definition: impose something unpleasant Usage: The principal visited his rage on the students

Synonyms: consecrate, ordain, order, ordinate Definition: appoint to a clerical posts Usage: he was ordained in the Church

Similar words: vest, enthrone, invest Definition: provide with power and authority Usage: They vested the council with special rights

Synonyms: govern, regularise, regularize, regulate, order Definition: bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations Usage: We cannot regulate the way people dress; This town likes to regulate

Similar words: make up one's mind, determine, decide Definition: reach, make, or come to a decision about something Usage: We finally decided after lengthy deliberations