Difference between Order and Ordering

What is the difference between Order and Ordering?

Order as a noun is arrangement, disposition, sequence. while Ordering as a noun is arrangement in a sequence.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: Arrangement, disposition, sequence. The state of being well arranged. A command. A request for some product or service. A group of religious adherents, especially monks or nuns, set apart within their religion by adherence to a particular rule or set of principles; as, the Jesuit Order. A society of knights; as, the Order of the Garter, the Order of the Bath. A decoration, awarded by a government, a dynastic house, or a religious body to an individual, usually for distinguished service to a nation or to humanity. A rank in the classification of organisms, below class and above family; a taxon at that rank The sequence in which a side's batsmen bat; the batting order. a power of polynomial function in an electronic circuit's block, such as a filter, an amplifier, etc. The overall power of the rate law of a chemical reaction, expressed as a polynomial function of concentrations of reactants and products. The cardinality, or number of elements in a set or related structure. The number of vertices in a graph A partially ordered set.

Part of speech: verb

Definition: To set in (any) order (1). To set in (a good) order (2). To issue a command. To request some product or service.

Example sentence: Life is hard. Then you die. Then they throw dirt in your face. Then the worms eat you. Be grateful it happens in that order.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To set in some sort of order.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: Arrangement in a sequence.Making an agreement for later pick up or delivery.

Example sentence: If you're not clipping coupons before going to the grocery store, you're overspending. If you're ordering in or going out to dinner because you don't feel like cooking, you're overspending. If you're not tracking where your money is going, you're very likely overspending.

We hope you now know whether to use Order or Ordering in your sentence.

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