reorder

[ ree-awr-der ]
/ riˈɔr dər /

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)

to order goods again.

noun

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

  • 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

/ (riːˈɔːdə) /

verb (tr)

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 reorder

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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