the agenda for an assembly, meeting, group, or organization.
the activity or feature of primary importance:
Good cheer and celebrations will be the order of the day.
the general directive of a commander in chief or the specific instructions of a commanding officer
(informal) the prescribed or only thing offered or available: prunes were the order of the day
(in Parliament and similar legislatures) any item of public business ordered to be considered on a specific day
an agenda or programme
- Order of the thistle
noun 1. an ancient Scottish order of knighthood revived by James VII of Scotland in 1687. It consists of the sovereign, 16 knights brethren, and extra members created by statute. It is the equivalent of the Order of the Garter, and is usually conferred on Scots Also called the Thistle
- Order paper
noun 1. a list indicating the order in which business is to be conducted, esp in Parliament
noun 1. a port at which a merchant vessel calls for orders regarding the loading or discharge of cargo.
[awr-der] /ˈɔr dər/ noun 1. an authoritative direction or instruction; command; mandate. 2. a command of a court or judge. 3. a command or notice issued by a military organization or a military commander to troops, sailors, etc. 4. the disposition of things following one after another, as in space or time; succession or sequence: […]