reorder

[ree-awr-der]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to put in order again: to reorder the card file.
  2. to give a reorder for: to reorder the books before they're completely sold out.
verb (used without object)
  1. to order goods again.
noun
  1. 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- + order
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Examples from the Web for reorder

Historical Examples of reorder

  • Although some of its entries are not in alphabetical order, no attempt has been made to reorder the index.

    The Skilful Cook

    Mary Harrison


British Dictionary definitions for reorder

reorder

verb (tr)
  1. to request (something) to be supplied again or differently
  2. to arrange, regulate, or dispose (articles) in their proper places again
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Word Origin and History for reorder
v.

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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