Meaning : (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed.
The British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London.
Meaning : A degree in a continuum of size or quantity.
It was on the order of a mile.
An explosion of a low order of magnitude.
Synonyms : order of magnitude
Meaning : Established customary state (especially of society).
Order ruled in the streets.
Law and order.
Meaning : A commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities.
IBM received an order for a hundred computers.
Synonyms : purchase order
Meaning : (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy.
Theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order.
Synonyms : holy order
Meaning : A group of person living under a religious rule.
The order of Saint Benedict.
Synonyms : monastic order
Meaning : (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families.
Meaning : A request for something to be made, supplied, or served.
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.
Meaning : (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.
Meaning : The act of putting things in a sequential arrangement.
There were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list.
Synonyms : ordering
Meaning : Make a request for something.
Order me some flowers.
Order a work stoppage.
Meaning : Place in a certain order.
Order the photos chronologically.