Definition - order

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order
  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
  4. a body of rules followed by an assembly
  5. (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"
  6. 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"
  7. (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more

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