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ordered

adjective

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ordered

verb
past tense of order

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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

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2 to give a request or demand for
  • the players ordered hamburgers for lunch

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3 to request the doing of by virtue of one's authority
  • the teacher ordered that everyone sit down immediately and be quiet

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4 to issue orders to (someone) by right of authority
  • the police officer ordered the crowd to back away from the suspect

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The first known use of ordered was in the 14th century

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“Ordered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ordered. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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