Definition of order

Definition of order
  1. order Noun Arrangement, disposition, sequence.
  2. order Noun The state of being well arranged.
  3. order Noun A command.
  4. order Noun A request for some product or service.
  5. order Noun A group of religious adherents, especially monks or nuns, set apart within their religion by adherence to a particular rule or set of principles; as, the Jesuit Order.
  6. order Noun A society of knights; as, the Order of the Garter, the Order of the Bath.
  7. order Noun 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.
  8. order Noun A rank in the classification of organisms, below class and above family; a taxon at that rank
  9. order Noun The sequence in which a side's batsmen bat; the batting order.
  10. order Noun a power of polynomial function in an electronic circuit's block, such as a filter, an amplifier, etc.
  11. order Noun The overall power of the rate law of a chemical reaction, expressed as a polynomial function of concentrations of reactants and products.
  12. order Noun The cardinality, or number of elements in a set or related structure.
  13. order Noun The number of vertices in a graph
  14. order Noun A partially ordered set.
  15. order Noun The relation on a partially ordered set that determines that it in fact a partically ordered set.
  16. order Noun The highest exponent appearing in a polynomial.
  17. order Verb To set in (any) order (1).
  18. order Verb To set in (a good) order (2).
  19. order Verb To issue a command.
  20. order Verb To request some product or service.
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