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 Some have simply ordered their staff to return a certain number of days a week. Cassie Werber, Quartz, 26 May 2022 Imelda, governor of metro Manila, simply ordered the slum demolished and paved over, with 60 families carted to some vacant land 20 miles outside the capital, where they'd been dumped in a large field. David A. Andelman, CNN, 6 May 2022 But this time, the medical team at Rady Children’s Hospital simply ordered up a rapid sequencing of the boy’s DNA. Andrew Joseph, STAT, 22 July 2021 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 See More

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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 4 Oct. 2022.

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