in order that
conjunction Date: 1711 that 2a(1)

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  • In order to — Order Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • in order to — or[so as to] {conj.} For the purpose of; to. Used with an infinitive. * /In order to follow the buffalo, the Indians often had to move their camps./ * /We picked apples so as to make a pie./ Compare: SO THAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in order to — or[so as to] {conj.} For the purpose of; to. Used with an infinitive. * /In order to follow the buffalo, the Indians often had to move their camps./ * /We picked apples so as to make a pie./ Compare: SO THAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • set one's house in order — See: PUT ONE S HOUSE IN ORDER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set one's house in order — See: PUT ONE S HOUSE IN ORDER …   Dictionary of American idioms

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