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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ORDERED

He turned into a restaurant on Madison Square and ordered dinner.

He assented--and being thus, in a manner, ordered up--went it alone.

Sir John, however, insisted that they should all be ordered back again.

"I ordered the sun turned on at just this point," replied her husband, with a large air.

Then he called for his servants and ordered them to throw the coffin into the Nile.

He began to rebuild the palace and ordered that the rubbish be removed from the temples.

I ordered Hannah however to eat of it, that I might not be thought sullen.

And now, thought I, am I to be ordered down to recognize my own proposals.

On Monday morning she was ill, and Robin ordered her to stay in bed.

A year later, Harriett, run down, was ordered to the seaside.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, "give order to, to arrange in order," from order (n.). Meaning "to give orders for or to" is from 1540s. Related: Ordered; ordering.

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