order


order
1. noun
1)

alphabetical order

Syn:
sequence, arrangement, organization, system, series, succession
2)

some semblance of order

Syn:
tidiness, neatness, orderliness
3)

the police managed to keep order

Syn:
peace, control, law and order, calm
4)

his sense of order

Syn:
orderliness, organization, method, symmetry, uniformity, regularity, routine
5)

in good order

Syn:
condition, state, repair, shape; Brit.; informal nick
6)

I had to obey his orders

Syn:
command, instruction, directive, direction, decree, edict, injunction
7)

the company has won the order

Syn:
commission, request, requisition
8)

the lower orders of society

Syn:
class, level, rank, grade, caste
9)

a religious order

Syn:
community, brotherhood, sisterhood
10)

the Orange Order

Syn:
organization, association, society, fellowship, fraternity, lodge, guild, league, union, club
Ant:
chaos
2. verb
1)

he ordered me to return

Syn:
instruct, tell, command, direct, charge, require, enjoin
2)

he ordered that their assets be confiscated

Syn:
rule, ordain, decree, direct
3)

order your tickets by phone

Syn:
request, apply for, book, reserve
4)

the messages are ordered chronologically

Syn:
organize, arrange, sort out, lay out, group, classify, categorize, catalogue
Ant:
forbid

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