simply ordered


Definition of simply ordered

: having any two elements connected by a relationship that is reflexive, antisymmetric, and transitive

Examples of simply ordered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The other major possibility is that GameStop as a whole (and perhaps other retailers) simply ordered fewer units of the Digital Edition than the Standard Edition. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 18 Sep. 2020 The ships would be unmanned and autonomous, simply ordered to go from Point A to Point B. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 22 July 2020 Some news outlets reported, citing unnamed administration officials, that President Trump was simply ordering meatpacking plants to continue operating. Charlie Savage, New York Times, 29 Apr. 2020 Yet, policymakers and pundits too often draw the wrong lesson from World War II: namely, that government can simply order up scientific knowledge and direct it to solve practical problems. Mark P. Mills, National Review, 29 Apr. 2020 But while the president can’t simply order the entire economy to reopen on his own signature, neither is the matter entirely up to states and their governors. David B. Rivkin Jr. And Lee A. Casey, WSJ, 15 Apr. 2020 There, diners could simply order dessert like a mille-feuille ($9), a layered treat of puff pastry and cream, or peruse the full breakfast, lunch and brunch menus. Janelle Bitker,, 17 Feb. 2020 The government simply orders internet service providers (ISPs) to drop connections to the outside world -- like turning off a home modem, but for the entire country. James Griffiths, CNN, 21 Dec. 2019 This was equally true of the beverages; rather than simply ordering a drink at the open bar, guests were encouraged to name their liquor and flavor profile of choice, then presented with a bespoke cocktail. Emma Dibdin, Town & Country, 20 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of simply ordered

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of simply ordered was circa 1909

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“Simply ordered.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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