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ordering

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1 a scheme of rank or order
  • in the ordering of crimes, ripping the tags off upholstered furniture should rank fairly low
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2 the way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another
  • the ordering of the children in the procession was according to height
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ordering

verb , present participle 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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