the arrangement or disposition of people or things in relation to each other according to a particular sequence, pattern, or method.
I filed the cards in alphabetical order
an authoritative command, direction, or instruction.
he was not going to take orders from a mere administrator
a society of monks, priests, nuns, etc., living according to certain religious and social regulations and discipline and at least some of whose members take solemn vows.
the Franciscan Order
used to describe the quality, nature, or importance of something.
with musical talent of this order, von Karajan would have been a phenomenon in any age