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")

Antonyms of adj ordered

3 senses of ordered

Sense 1
ordered (vs. disordered) -- (having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements succeeding in order according to rule; "an ordered sequence")

disordered (vs. ordered), unordered -- (not arranged in order)

Sense 2
arranged (vs. disarranged), ordered -- (disposed or placed in a particular kind of order; "the carefully arranged chessmen"; "haphazardly arranged interlobular septa"; "comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace")


Sense 3
coherent (vs. incoherent), consistent, logical, ordered -- (marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument")


Similarity of adj ordered

3 senses of ordered

Sense 1
ordered (vs. disordered) -- (having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements succeeding in order according to rule; "an ordered sequence")
       => consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive -- (in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts")
       => progressive -- ((of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position; "progressive euchre"; "progressive tournaments")

Sense 2
arranged (vs. disarranged), ordered -- (disposed or placed in a particular kind of order; "the carefully arranged chessmen"; "haphazardly arranged interlobular septa"; "comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace")
       => laid, set -- (set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern")
       => placed -- (put in position in relation to other things; "end tables placed conveniently")

Sense 3
coherent (vs. incoherent), consistent, logical, ordered -- (marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument")
       => seamless -- (perfectly consistent and coherent; "the novel's seamless plot")
          Also See-> logical#1; rational#1

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