Thesaurus

order

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ORDER

1
to put into a particular arrangement <I've ordered all of my CDs according to type of music> <he likes to order his life so that there are few surprises>
2
to give a request or demand for <the players ordered hamburgers for lunch>
Synonyms ask (for), put in (for), request, requisition
Related Words commission, solicit; charter, hire, license (also licence)
Phrases call for
3
to request the doing of by virtue of one's authority <the teacher ordered that everyone sit down immediately and be quiet>
Related Words ask, petition, request; demand, require
Near Antonyms cancel, countermand, rescind
4
to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority <the police officer ordered the crowd to back away from the suspect>
Synonyms adjure, bid, boss (around), charge, direct, enjoin, instruct, order, tell
Near Antonyms comply (with), follow, keep, observe
Antonyms mind, obey

May 04, 2015
cozen Hear it
to deceive by coaxing or trickery
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