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Order frequently refers to orderliness, a desire for organization.

Order may also refer to:


Art, media, and entertainment[edit]

Economics and commerce[edit]

Honours and fraternal organisations[edit]

Legal, political, and military[edit]

Civil government[edit]


Mathematics, science, and technology[edit]



Signal processing[edit]

Other uses in science and technology[edit]

  • Order (biology), a rank between class and family, or a taxon at that rank
  • ORDER (spacecraft), a space debris removal transport satellite
  • Order of reaction, a concept of chemical kinetics
  • Social order in sociology, history and other social sciences, referring to the conduct of society
  • Stream order, used to define river networks based on a hierarchy of tributaries
  • Z-order, which graphics cover up others on computer screens


  • Natural order (philosophy), the moral source from which natural law seeks to derive its authority
  • Ordered system, the universe or the cosmos, the antithetical concept of chaos


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