preorder

verb
pre·​or·​der | \ ˌprē-ˈȯr-dər How to pronounce preorder (audio) \
variants: or pre-order
preordered or pre-ordered; preordering or pre-ordering

Definition of preorder

transitive + intransitive

: to order (something) in advance : to request to purchase (something) before it is available for sale preorder an upcoming new release You can preorder online.

Other Words from preorder

preorder or pre-order noun, plural preorders or pre-orders
The book is now available for preorder. They're already taking preorders.

First Known Use of preorder

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Preorder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preorder. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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