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order noun

  /ˈɔɹdɚ/ , /ˈɔːdə(r)/ , /ˈɔːdə/ , [ˈɔɹɾɚ]
  • (countable) Arrangement, disposition, or sequence.
  • (countable) A position in an arrangement, disposition, or sequence.
  • (countable) A command.
  • (countable) A group of religious adherents, especially monks or nuns, set apart within their religion by adherence to a particular rule or set of principles.
  • (countable) A decoration, awarded by a government, a dynastic house, or a religious body to an individual, usually for distinguished service to a nation or to humanity.
  • (countable, biology, taxonomy) A category in the classification of organisms, ranking below class and above family; a taxon at that rank.
  • (electronics) A power of polynomial function in an electronic circuit’s block, such as a filter, an amplifier, etc.
  • (chemistry) The overall power of the rate law of a chemical reaction, expressed as a polynomial function of concentrations of reactants and products.
  • (countable) A request for some product or service; a commission to purchase, sell, or supply goods.
commande, ordre
  • (algebra) The sum of the exponents on the variables in a monomial, or the highest such among all monomials in a polynomial.
ordre, degré
  • (order theory) The relation on a partially ordered set that determines that it is, in fact, a partially ordered set.
ordre, relation d'ordre

order verb

  /ˈɔɹdɚ/ , /ˈɔːdə(r)/ , /ˈɔːdə/ , [ˈɔɹɾɚ]
  • (transitive) To request some product or service; to secure by placing an order.
  • (transitive) To issue a command to.
ordonner, commander, enjoindre
  • To admit to holy orders; to ordain; to receive into the ranks of the ministry.
ranger, ordonner

ordered adjective

  /ˈɔɹdɚd/ , /ˈɔːdəd/
  • In order, not messy, tidy.


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