Instead of supporting Hadeel, the principal yields to parental pressure and orders her to back down.
Compared with 2011, orders are up 4.5 percent through the first 11 months of 2012.
The first orders came from the fire chief to take down the tarps, which were trapping “deadly smoke.”
She orders ginger ale and grenadine: a makeshift kiddie cocktail.
Green reportedly served more than a million pancakes and took 50,000 orders for the pancake mix.
It wasn't his fault, and he wouldn't take the blame; he was only going by orders all the time.
"I have no orders, except to sink and destroy," replied Erskine between his teeth.
I needed no orders, for I was only too eager to tell everything I saw.
On receiving her orders she departed, and presently returned with the cloak and hat.
The council, in answer, reiterated their orders for him to begone.
early 13c., "body of persons living under a religious discipline," from Old French ordre "position, estate; rule, regulation; religious order" (11c.), from earlier ordene, from Latin ordinem (nominative ordo) "row, rank, series, arrangement," originally "a row of threads in a loom," from Italic root *ord- "to arrange, arrangement" (cf. ordiri "to begin to weave," e.g. in primordial), of unknown origin.
Meaning "a rank in the (secular) community" is first recorded c.1300; meaning "command, directive" is first recorded 1540s, from the notion of "to keep in order." Military and honorary orders grew our of the fraternities of Crusader knights. Business and commerce sense is attested from 1837. In natural history, as a classification of living things, it is first recorded 1760. Meaning "condition of a community which is under the rule of law" is from late 15c.
Phrase in order to (1650s) preserves etymological notion of "sequence." The word reflects a medieval notion: "a system of parts subject to certain uniform, established ranks or proportions," and was used of everything from architecture to angels. Old English expressed many of the same ideas with endebyrdnes. In short order "without delay" is from 1834, American English; order of battle is from 1769.
c.1200, "give order to, to arrange in order," from order (n.). Meaning "to give orders for or to" is from 1540s. Related: Ordered; ordering.
order or·der (ôr'dər)
A taxonomic category of organisms ranking above a family and below a class.
A group of organisms ranking above a family and below a class. See Table at taxonomy.
In biology, the classification lower than a class and higher than a family. Dogs and cats belong to the order of carnivores; human beings, monkeys, and apes belong to the order of primates. Flies and mosquitoes belong to the same order; so do birch trees and oak trees. (See Linnean classification.)