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: […]
[awr-dn-uh l] /ˈɔr dn əl/ adjective 1. of or relating to an order, as of animals or plants. 2. of or relating to order, rank, or position in a series. noun 3. an or numeral. [awr-dn-uh l] /ˈɔr dn əl/ noun 1. a directory of ecclesiastical services. 2. a book containing the forms for the […]
- Order someone about
Give peremptory commands to someone, be domineering, as in That teacher had better learn not to order us about. [ Mid-1800s ]