Definition - order

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order
  1. give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"
  2. (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"
  3. issue commands or orders for
  4. 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"
  5. appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
  6. (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
  7. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
  8. a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedic

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