Antonyms of noun order

2 of 15 senses of order

Sense 3
order -- (established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order")
       Antonym of disorder (Sense 3)
      => disorder -- (a disturbance of the peace or of public order)

Sense 5
orderliness, order -- (a condition of regular or proper arrangement; "he put his desk in order"; "the machine is now in working order")
       Antonym of disorder (Sense 2)
      => disorderliness, disorder -- (a condition in which things are not in their expected places; "the files are in complete disorder")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun order

15 senses of order

Sense 1
order -- ((often plural) a command given by a superior (e.g., a military or law enforcement officer) that must be obeyed; "the British ships dropped anchor and waited for orders from London")
       => command, bid, bidding, dictation -- (an authoritative direction or instruction to do something)

Sense 2
order, order of magnitude -- (a degree in a continuum of size or quantity; "it was on the order of a mile"; "an explosion of a low order of magnitude")
       => magnitude -- (the property of relative size or extent (whether large or small); "they tried to predict the magnitude of the explosion"; "about the magnitude of a small pea")

Sense 3
order -- (established customary state (especially of society); "order ruled in the streets"; "law and order")
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 4
ordering, order, ordination -- (logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements; "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation")
       => arrangement -- (an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging; "a flower arrangement")

Sense 5
orderliness, order -- (a condition of regular or proper arrangement; "he put his desk in order"; "the machine is now in working order")
       => condition, status -- (a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations")

Sense 6
decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript -- (a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there")
       => act, enactment -- (a legal document codifying the result of deliberations of a committee or society or legislative body)

Sense 7
order, purchase order -- (a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities; "IBM received an order for a hundred computers")
       => commercial document, commercial instrument -- (a document of or relating to commerce)

Sense 8
club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order -- (a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today")
       => association -- (a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association")

Sense 9
order, rules of order, parliamentary law, parliamentary procedure -- (a body of rules followed by an assembly)
       => rule, prescript -- (prescribed guide for conduct or action)

Sense 10
Holy Order, Order -- ((usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy; "theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order")
       => status, position -- (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life")

Sense 11
order, monastic order -- (a group of person living under a religious rule; "the order of Saint Benedict")
       => sect, religious sect, religious order -- (a subdivision of a larger religious group)

Sense 12
order -- ((biology) taxonomic group containing one or more families)
       => taxonomic group, taxonomic category, taxon -- (animal or plant group having natural relations)

Sense 13
order -- (a request for something to be made, supplied, or served; "I gave the waiter my order"; "the company's products were in such demand that they got more orders than their call center could handle")
       => request, asking -- (the verbal act of requesting)

Sense 14
order -- ((architecture) one of original three styles of Greek architecture distinguished by the type of column and entablature used or a style developed from the original three by the Romans)
       => artistic style, idiom -- (the style of a particular artist or school or movement; "an imaginative orchestral idiom")

Sense 15
order, ordering -- (the act of putting things in a sequential arrangement; "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list")
       => organization, organisation -- (the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically; "his organization of the work force was very efficient")

Antonyms of verb order

1 of 9 senses of order

Sense 5
order -- (bring order to or into; "Order these files")
       Antonym of disorder (Sense 2)
      => disorder, disarray -- (bring disorder to)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb order

9 senses of order

Sense 1
order, tell, enjoin, say -- (give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed")
       => request -- (ask (a person) to do something; "She asked him to be here at noon"; "I requested that she type the entire manuscript")

Sense 2
order -- (make a request for something; "Order me some flowers"; "order a work stoppage")
       => request, bespeak, call for, quest -- (express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service")

Sense 3
order, prescribe, dictate -- (issue commands or orders for)
       => inflict, bring down, visit, impose -- (impose something unpleasant; "The principal visited his rage on the students")

Sense 4
regulate, regularize, regularise, order, govern -- (bring into conformity with rules or principles or usage; impose regulations; "We cannot regulate the way people dress"; "This town likes to regulate")
       => decide, make up one's mind, determine -- (reach, make, or come to a decision about something; "We finally decided after lengthy deliberations")

Sense 5
order -- (bring order to or into; "Order these files")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 6
order -- (place in a certain order; "order the photos chronologically")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 7
ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order -- (appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church")
       => invest, vest, enthrone -- (provide with power and authority; "They vested the council with special rights")

Sense 8
arrange, set up, put, order -- (arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times")
       => organize, organise -- (cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea)

Sense 9
rate, rank, range, order, grade, place -- (assign a rank or rating to; "how would you rank these students?"; "The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

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