verb (used with object)
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.
verb (used without object)
a second or repeated order for the same goods: to put through a reorder for those lamps.
Origin of reorder
First recorded in 1585–95; re-
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Related Words for re-ordertransmute
Examples from the Web for re-order
Historical Examples of re-order
You have to think out a whole new set of dispositions, and to re-order all your great body of men.
Don't you understand that society must re-order itself presently out of all this?
Kelter began a soft and soothing discourse which led nowhere at first but ended finally in a re-order for four hot Scotches.
British Dictionary definitions for re-order
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
also re-order, c.1600, "to set in order again," from re- + order (v.). From 1810 as "repeat an order." Related: Reordered; reordering.
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