Definition - order

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order
  1. (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
  2. bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate"
  3. a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict"
  4. a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
  5. logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements; "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"
  6. (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"
  7. established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
  8. a condition of regular or pr

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