Synonyms for Order

Synonyms for (noun) Order

Synonyms: order, ordering

Definition: the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement

Usage: there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list

Similar words: organisation, organization

Definition: the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically

Usage: his organization of the work force was very efficient


Synonyms: order

Definition: (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans

Similar words: idiom, artistic style

Definition: the style of a particular artist or school or movement

Usage: an imaginative orchestral idiom


Synonyms: order, order of magnitude

Definition: a degree in a continuum of size or quantity

Usage: it was on the order of a mile; an explosion of a low order of magnitude

Similar words: magnitude

Definition: the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small)

Usage: they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion; about the magnitude of a small pea


Synonyms: order, purchase order

Definition: a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities

Usage: IBM received an order for a hundred computers

Similar words: commercial document, commercial instrument

Definition: a document of or relating to commerce


Synonyms: decree, edict, rescript, order, fiat

Definition: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

Usage: a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

Similar words: enactment, act

Definition: a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body


Synonyms: rules of order, order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure

Definition: a body of rules followed by an assembly

Similar words: rule, prescript

Definition: prescribed guide for conduct or action


Synonyms: order

Definition: (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed

Usage: the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London

Similar words: command, bid, bidding, dictation

Definition: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something


Synonyms: order

Definition: a request for something to be made, supplied, or served

Usage: 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

Similar words: asking, request

Definition: the verbal act of requesting


Synonyms: order

Definition: (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families

Similar words: taxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group

Definition: animal or plant group having natural relations


Synonyms: order, monastic order

Definition: a group of person living under a religious rule

Usage: the order of Saint Benedict

Similar words: sect, religious order, religious sect

Definition: a subdivision of a larger religious group


Synonyms: guild, gild, order, lodge, social club, society, club

Definition: a formal association of people with similar interests

Usage: he joined a golf club; they formed a small lunch society; men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

Similar words: association

Definition: a formal organization of people or groups of people

Usage: he joined the Modern Language Association


Synonyms: order, ordering, ordination

Definition: logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements

Usage: we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation

Similar words: arrangement

Definition: an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging

Usage: a flower arrangement


Synonyms: Holy Order, Order

Definition: (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy

Usage: theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order

Similar words: status, position

Definition: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

Usage: he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life


Synonyms: order

Definition: established customary state (especially of society)

Usage: order ruled in the streets; law and order

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state


Synonyms: order, orderliness

Definition: a condition of regular or proper arrangement

Usage: he put his desk in order; the machine is now in working order

Similar words: condition, status

Definition: a state at a particular time

Usage: a condition (or state) of disrepair; the current status of the arms negotiations

Synonyms for (verb) Order

Synonyms: order

Definition: place in a certain order

Usage: order the photos chronologically

Similar words: set up, arrange

Definition: put into a proper or systematic order

Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order


Synonyms: order

Definition: bring order to or into

Usage: Order these files

Similar words: set up, arrange

Definition: put into a proper or systematic order

Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order


Synonyms: place, range, rank, rate, grade, order

Definition: assign a rank or rating to

Usage: how would you rank these students?; The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment

Definition: form a critical opinion of

Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people


Synonyms: put, arrange, order, set up

Definition: arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events

Usage: arrange my schedule; set up one's life; I put these memories with those of bygone times

Similar words: organise, organize

Definition: cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea


Synonyms: order

Definition: make a request for something

Usage: Order me some flowers; order a work stoppage

Similar words: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service


Synonyms: enjoin, say, order, tell

Definition: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

Usage: I said to him to go home; She ordered him to do the shopping; The mother told the child to get dressed

Similar words: request

Definition: ask (a person) to do something

Usage: She asked him to be here at noon; I requested that she type the entire manuscript


Synonyms: dictate, prescribe, order

Definition: issue commands or orders for

Similar words: bring down, visit, inflict, impose

Definition: impose something unpleasant

Usage: The principal visited his rage on the students


Synonyms: consecrate, ordain, order, ordinate

Definition: appoint to a clerical posts

Usage: he was ordained in the Church

Similar words: vest, enthrone, invest

Definition: provide with power and authority

Usage: They vested the council with special rights


Synonyms: govern, regularise, regularize, regulate, order

Definition: bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations

Usage: We cannot regulate the way people dress; This town likes to regulate

Similar words: make up one's mind, determine, decide

Definition: reach, make, or come to a decision about something

Usage: We finally decided after lengthy deliberations