If a judge puts a gag order on information relating to a legal case, people involved in the case are banned from discussing it in public or writing about it.
If you put or keep something in order, you make sure that it is tidy or properly organized .
a new or revised system of operation, form of government, plan of attack, or the like
Something that is on order at a shop or factory has been asked for but has not yet been supplied.
the dress, equipment, or formation directed for a particular purpose or undertaking
If you do something to order, you do it whenever you are asked to do it.
a low pilaster of any order set into the cornice of a building
an order to be filled when stock is renewed
an order by a magistrate that places a child in the care of a local authority
an arrangement of troops in compact units at close intervals and distances, as for marching
a command by a court
quantifying only over individuals and not over predicates or clauses : first-order predicate calculus studies the logical properties of such quantification
to maintain or enforce order
an order to buy or sell a specified amount of a security at a specific price
a formation in which soldiers, units, etc, are widely separated from each other
Mail order is a system of buying and selling goods . You choose the goods you want from a company by looking at their catalogue, and the company sends them to you by post.
A money order is a piece of paper representing a sum of money which you can buy at a post office and send to someone as a way of sending them money by post.
a formation that allows additional space between the ranks of a guard or inspected unit to allow the inspecting officer to pass
to bully or domineer
the order in drill to hold the rifle close to the right side with the butt resting on the ground
When you talk about the state of a company's order book or order books, you are talking about how many orders for their goods the company has.
a form with blanks in which a purchaser indicates desired items
a minor school punishment for some deviation from order
a list indicating the order in which business is to be conducted, esp in Parliament
a natural hierarchy in a group of gregarious birds, such as domestic fowl
an order for goods required urgently
food that is easily and quickly prepared
A side order is an amount of a food that you order in a restaurant to be served at the same time as the main dish.
A stock order is a request, often created automatically by retail software, for new supplies to refill the inventory and replenish shelves .
an instruction to a broker to sell one or more shares when the price offered for them falls below a stipulated level
if something is a tall order it is very difficult
a religious society of laymen affiliated to one of the religious orders and following a mitigated form of religious rule
the arrangement of words in a phrase, clause, or sentence . In many languages, including English, word order plays an important part in determining meanings expressed in other languages by inflections
an order authorizing specific work, repairs, etc., to be done
the sequence in which hitters will bat in a given game, determined in advance by the team manager
the strategic arrangement of fighters and weapons in a battle
an order to buy a certain security
an order which revokes a previous order
the sequence of ignition in the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine
an official order against certain information being made public or discussed (by the press, etc)
any of a numbered series of orders under competent authority, including general directives, announcements, etc.
the arrangement of a set of items in accordance with a recursive algorithm, such as the entries in a dictionary whose order depends on their first letter unless these are the same in which case it is the second which decides, and so on
an instruction to a broker to sell or buy at the best price currently obtainable on the market
the pairing of an order to buy stock with an order to sell stock by member brokers on the stock exchange
A minimum order is the smallest amount or number that may be ordered in one delivery, usually to spread delivery costs over an economical number of units.
→ the Orange Order
If you say that someone is ordering you around or is ordering you about, you mean they are telling you what to do as if they have authority over you, and you dislike this.
denoting an electronic market system, esp for stock exchanges, in which prices are determined by the publication of orders to buy or sell
a number associated with a purchase or merchandise order
The pecking order of a group is the way that the positions people have are arranged according to their status or power within the group.