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in order for (someone or something) to

Definition of in order for (someone or something) to

  1. :  to make it possible for (someone or something) to (be or do something) <They were told that in order for them to keep their jobs, they would have to accept a cut in pay.>



Word by Word Definitions

orderplay
  1. :  to put in order :  arrange

    :  to give an order to :  command

    :  destine, ordain

  1. :  a group of people united in a formal way: as

    :  a fraternal society

    :  a community under a religious rule

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective


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