- to put in order again: to reorder the card file.
- to give a reorder for: to reorder the books before they're completely sold out.
- to order goods again.
- a second or repeated order for the same goods: to put through a reorder for those lamps.
Origin of reorder
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Examples from the Web for re-order
You have to think out a whole new set of dispositions, and to re-order all your great body of men.A General Sketch of the European War
Don't you understand that society must re-order itself presently out of all this?Scaramouche
Kelter began a soft and soothing discourse which led nowhere at first but ended finally in a re-order for four hot Scotches.The Danger Mark
Robert W. Chambers
- to request (something) to be supplied again or differently
- to arrange, regulate, or dispose (articles) in their proper places again
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Word Origin and History for re-order
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