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plural of order
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as in sequences
the way objects in space or events in time are arranged or follow one another you always keep your books in perfect alphabetical order we haven't found out the order of the speeches yet

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as in types
a number of persons or things that are grouped together because they have something in common collects movie posters, photographs and autographs of the stars, and other memorabilia of that order

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verb

present tense third-person singular of order
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as in requests
to give a request or demand for the players ordered hamburgers for lunch

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as in demands
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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“Orders.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/orders. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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