Order Or"der, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ordered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ordering}.] [From {Order}, n.] 1. To put in order; to reduce to a methodical arrangement; to arrange in a series, or with reference to an end. Hence, to regulate; to dispose; to direct; to rule. [1913 Webster]

To him that ordereth his conversation aright. --Ps. 1. 23. [1913 Webster]

Warriors old with ordered spear and shield. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To give an order to; to command; as, to order troops to advance. [1913 Webster]

3. To give an order for; to secure by an order; as, to order a carriage; to order groceries. [1913 Webster]

4. (Eccl.) To admit to holy orders; to ordain; to receive into the ranks of the ministry. [1913 Webster]

These ordered folk be especially titled to God. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Persons presented to be ordered deacons. --Bk. of Com. Prayer. [1913 Webster]

{Order arms} (Mil.), the command at which a rifle is brought to a position with its butt resting on the ground; also, the position taken at such a command. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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