order verb

1 tell sb to do sth

ADV. expressly, specifically | immediately | personally The army's Chief of Staff had personally ordered the raid. | formally | about, around Stop ordering me around! | back, home, off, out There were seven bookings and two players were ordered off.

PREP. off, out of All journalists have been ordered out of the country.

2 ask for sth

ADV. direct/directly

PREP. for We can order the book for you, if you like. | from You can order the book direct from the publisher.

3 organize/arrange sth

ADV. alphabetically, chronologically, hierarchically, logically The entries are ordered alphabetically.

PREP. according to Different senses of a word are ordered according to frequency.

PHRASES highly/well ordered She led a highly ordered existence, with everything having its own time and place.