the order of the day

Definition of the order of the day

  1. :  a characteristic or activity that is common during a particular period of time or in a particular situation Change was very much the order of the day in that time in our country's history. At the resort's outdoor café, bathing suits and sandals are the order of the day.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to put in order :  arrange

    :  to give an order to :  command

    :  destine, ordain

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

    :  a fraternal society

    :  a community under a religious rule

  1. :  the time of light between one night and the next

    :  daylight

    :  daytime

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a trip made at another's expense

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