UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɔːrrd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɔrdɚd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ôrdərd)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. an ordered [list, sequence, set, collection] (of)
  2. ordered [alphabetically, numerically]
  3. ordered from [cheapest to most expensive, oldest to most recent]
  4. ordered by [date, volume, amount, price, rating, number]
  5. a well-ordered [group, team, class]
  6. is tidy and ordered
  7. an ordered [desk, room, bedroom, office]
  8. likes to keep [things, her desk] well ordered
  9. an ordered [method, process, approach]
  10. an ordered way of [life, living, cooking]
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [alphabetical, price, date, rating, numerical, ascending, descending] order
  2. [arrange, display] in [alphabetical] order
  3. [view, sort] by [alphabetical] order
  4. some [semblance, kind, type] of order
  5. in order according to [price, time listed]
  6. view in price order from [high to low, low to high]
  7. a [money, wire, bank] order
  8. place an (online) order (for)
  9. [cancel, edit, change, modify, confirm, place] your order
  10. click [here, above] to [cancel] your order
  11. your order will be [with you, delivered] in
  12. may I [have, take] your order?
  13. put the [bedroom, room, kitchen, yard] in better order
  14. got my [bike, car, buggy] in working order again
  15. [keep, maintain] public order
  16. the teacher [tried, managed] to keep order (in the classroom)
  17. UK: you're (bang) out of order
  18. everything [seems, looks] out of order
  19. you put these (back) in the wrong order!
  20. a court order has been issued for [his arrest, a search]
  21. gave orders not to be [disturbed, woken up, interrupted]
  22. was [shouting, barking, yelling] (out) orders (to the workers)
  23. an order issued by the [King, court]
  24. [follow, obey] his orders
  25. the [task, challenge, test] was a tall order
  26. did it in (pretty) short order
  27. the (old) world older is [changing, weakening]
  28. [talent, football, a performance] of high order
  29. an order of [fries, hamburgers, four pizzas]
  30. a side order of [fries]
  31. a [religious, monastic, secret] order
  32. an order of [masons, monks, rabbis]
  33. is an order of magnitude [higher, lower] (than)
  34. by several orders of magnitude
  35. have my own system of order
n as adj
  1. [is, works as] a short-order cook
  1. order [food, your meal]
  2. ordered the [fries, steak]
  3. (not) ready to order
  4. order [from, off] the menu
  5. order at the [restaurant, bar]
  6. are (all) made to order
  7. order [out, takeout, to go]
  8. order a (new) [book, shirt, pair of shoes]
  9. order [products, supplies, goods, items]
  10. order by [phone, fax]
  11. order [online, on the Internet]
  12. order for [next day, express] delivery
  13. ordered a part for the [car, fridge, washer]
  14. order the [messages, books, information, files]
  15. order your [thoughts, ideas]
  16. order by [name, number, date]
  17. order them alphabetically
  18. order [the troops, your employees, your children] to
  19. orders [me, people, his employees] around
  20. ordered us out (of the)
  21. ordered the [release, killing] of
  22. ordered to [pay, stop, leave, take, make]
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