Definitions for take orders

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. take orders(verb)

    receive and be expected to follow directions or commands

    "I don't take orders from you!"

  2. take orders(verb)

    be ordained; enter the Christian ministry

    "She took orders last month"

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    I don't like religion; I don't like anything or anybody which tells me what to do! We must take orders only from our own intelligence!

  2. Carlos Ghosn:

    We have suspended taking orders, we didn't do it overall, just on some models. We said, 'Sorry, until we see where this situation is going we don't take orders.'.

  3. Carlos Ghosn:

    We have suspended taking orders, we didn't do it (suspend orders) overall, just on some models we said, 'Sorry, until we see where this situation is going we don't take orders.

  4. Vladimir Putin:

    We always listen to constructive criticism of the authorities' action or lack of action at any level and this dialogue is always useful and simply necessary, but it would be pointless to have debates with those who take orders from an outsider, in the interest of ... another country.

  5. Robert A. Heinlein:

    A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, cone a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.

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