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1. order

verb. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority.

Synonyms

  • enjoin
  • direct
  • tell
  • instruct
  • command
  • warn
  • request
  • send for
  • say
  • call

Antonyms

  • obfuscate
  • ravel
  • disagree
  • stay

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Order

  • warder
  • boarder

How do you pronounce order?

Pronounce order as ˈɔrdər.

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Example sentences of the word order


1. Noun, singular or mass
In order to achieve anything in life you have to take care of you.

Quotes containing the word order


1. In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
- Miguel de Cervantes

2. You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
- Woodrow Wilson

3. Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.
- Melody Beattie

2. order

noun. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed.

Synonyms

  • summons
  • bid
  • marching orders
  • dictation
  • bidding
  • command

Antonyms

  • insubordinate
  • domineering
  • independent
  • follower

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. order

verb. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] make a request for something.

Synonyms

  • place
  • bespeak
  • quest
  • wish
  • commission
  • request
  • call
  • reorder

Antonyms

  • twist
  • twine
  • bend
  • weave

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. order

noun. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] a degree in a continuum of size or quantity.

Synonyms

  • magnitude

Antonyms

  • legalize
  • decriminalise

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. order

noun. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] established customary state (especially of society).

Synonyms

  • state
  • quiet
  • harmony
  • concord
  • polity
  • rule of law
  • concordance
  • tranquillity
  • stability
  • tranquility
  • peace

Antonyms

  • disorder
  • war
  • hardware
  • worsen

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. order

noun. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements.

Synonyms

  • arrangement
  • genome
  • genetic code
  • word order
  • series
  • ordering
  • bacteria order

Antonyms

  • left
  • right
  • demote
  • descent

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. order

verb. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] issue commands or orders for.

Synonyms

  • bring down
  • dictate
  • impose
  • inflict
  • mandate
  • visit

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • untidy
  • unfastidious
  • inconsiderable

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. order

noun. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] a condition of regular or proper arrangement.

Synonyms

  • kelter
  • tidiness
  • spit and polish
  • orderliness
  • status
  • kilter

Antonyms

  • disorder
  • disorderliness
  • software
  • intense

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. order

verb. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations.

Synonyms

  • standardize
  • regularise
  • determine
  • regularize
  • zone
  • district
  • decide
  • make up one's mind
  • govern
  • regulate

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • disassemble
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. order

noun. ['ˈɔrdɝ'] a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities.

Synonyms

  • stop payment
  • stop order
  • purchase order
  • production order
  • stop-loss order
  • indent
  • market order
  • commercial instrument
  • mail order
  • reorder
  • credit order
  • bill-me order

Antonyms

  • bear
  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain

Etymology

  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ordre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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