Some articles on order:
... The Order of the Arrow utilizes three nationally standardized ceremonies for Ordeal, Brotherhood, and Vigil Honor memberships using themes, stories, and symbols centered on American Indian ... As one author depicts a ceremony, "The values of the Order of the Arrow, 'a brotherhood of cheerful service,' were passed on during a night-time ceremony an arrowhead outlined ... The Order of the Arrow of has been criticized for cultural appropriation and marginalization for conducting mock American Indian ceremonies and for reinforcing stereotypes about American ...
... werewolves were cremated rather than buried in order to prevent them from being resurrected as vampires ... were said to be vampiric witches who became wolves in order to suck the blood of men born under the full moon in order to preserve their health ...
... At the founding of the Order of the Garter, 26 "poor knights" were appointed and attached to the Order and its chapel ... They participate in the Order's processions, escorting the members, and in the chapel services ... However, they are not considered knights or members of the Order ...
... of the Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria Belgium Grand Cordon of the Order of Leopold Croatia Grand Order of King Tomislav Egypt Grand Cordon of ... Andrew Slovakia Grand Cross (or 1st Class) of the Order of the White Double Cross (2007) Turkey Order of State of Republic of Turkey (2009) United Kingdom Honorary Knight Grand ...
... The lagomorphs are the members of the taxonomic order Lagomorpha, of which there are two living families the Leporidae (hares and rabbits) and the Ochotonidae (pikas) ... The name of the order is derived from the Greek lagos (λαγος, "hare") and morphē (μορφή, "form") ... these mammals can resemble rodents (order Rodentia) and were classified as a superfamily in that order until the early twentieth century, they have since been considered a separate order ...
More definitions of "order":
- (noun): A condition of regular or proper arrangement.
Example: "He put his desk in order"; "the machine is now in working order"
- (noun): A legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge).
Example: "A friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
Synonyms: decree, edict, fiat, rescript
- (verb): Give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority.
Synonyms: tell, enjoin, say
- (noun): Putting in order.
- (verb): Bring order to or into.
Example: "Order these files"
- (noun): (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy.
Example: "Theologians still disagree over whether 'bishop' should or should not be a separate order"
Synonyms: holy order
- (noun): A formal association of people with similar interests.
Example: "Men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
Synonyms: club, society, guild, gild, lodge
- (noun): A degree in a continuum of size or quantity.
Example: "It was on the order of a mile"; "an explosion of a low order of magnitude"
Synonyms: order of magnitude
- (verb): Bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations.
Synonyms: regulate, regularize, regularise, govern
- (noun): Established customary state (especially of society).
Example: "Order ruled in the streets"; "law and order"
- (verb): Place in a certain order.
Example: "Order these files"
- (noun): (architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans.
- (noun): (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families.
- (noun): Logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements.
Example: "We shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation"
Synonyms: ordering, ordination
- (noun): A body of rules followed by an assembly.
Synonyms: rules of order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure
- (noun): A group of person living under a religious rule.
Example: "The order of Saint Benedict"
Synonyms: monastic order
- (noun): A commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities.
Example: "IBM received an order for a hundred computers"
Synonyms: purchase order
- (noun): (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed.
Example: "The British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London"
- (noun): A request for food or refreshment (as served in a restaurant or bar etc.).
Example: "I gave the waiter my order"
- (verb): Make a request for something.
Example: "Order me some flowers"; "order a work stoppage"
Famous quotes containing the word order:
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—Elaine Heffner (20th century)
“Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)
“A man may be born, but in order to be born he must first die, and in order to die he must first awake.”
—George Gurdjieff (c. 18771949)