1. the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement
e.g. there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list
2. (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
3. a degree in a continuum of size or quantity
e.g. it was on the order of a mile
an explosion of a low order of magnitude
Synonym: order of magnitude
4. a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
e.g. IBM received an order for a hundred computers
Synonym: purchase order
5. a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
e.g. a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there
6. a body of rules followed by an assembly
Synonym: rules of orderparliamentary lawparliamentary procedure
7. (often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed
e.g. the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London
8. a request for something to be made, supplied, or served
e.g. I gave the waiter my order
the company's products were in such demand that they got more orders than their call center could handle
9. (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families
10. a group of person living under a religious rule
e.g. the order of Saint Benedict
Synonym: monastic order
名词秩序; 命令; 次序; 规则，制度
及物动词命令; 订购; 整理
1. draw up in order : 使排整齐;
2. in short order : 立即;
3. made to order : 定制, 定制的;
4. of the order of : 大约, 约等于;
5. on the order of : 属于...同类的, 跟...相似的;
6. on order : 已定(购)而尚未交货的;
7. in good order : 很整齐, 状况正常, 适宜;
8. in order : 整齐;
9. in order to : 为了...;
10. out of order : 次序颠倒, 不整齐;
11. take order with : 处理;
12. call to order : 叫(人)遵守议事规程, 宣布开(会);
1. They ordered him to stop.
2. I had hoped to leave early but things were ordered otherwise.
3. The judge ordered the prisoner (to be) transferred to the county jail.
1. He gave orders that the job be done in three days.
2. The company received a large order for computers.
A：How many would you like to order ?
B：How do they come packaged ?
A：In cases of 100.
B：We‘ll take 500.
A：How many do you intend to order?
B：I want to order 900 dozen.
A：The most we can offer you at present is 600 dozen.
B：Doesn‘t the quantity discount apply on this order ?
A：No ,I‘m sorry ,but it doesn‘t.
A：Because these items are from different shipments.
1. 订单：(五)订单 订单(Order)是指进口商或实际买家拟制的货物订购单. 在我国外贸实践中,有的客户往往发出订单,要求我方签回. 这种经洽商成交后发出的订单,实际上是国外客户的购买合同或购买确认书.