In-order meaning

(computing theory) Alternative spelling of inorder.
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In a sequence.

Place the cards in order by color, then by number.

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I wish I could get my desk in order.

His material is in order for the presentation.

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(idiomatic) In accordance with the procedural rules governing formal meetings of a deliberative body.
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(idiomatic) Appropriate, worthwhile.

Now that we have finally finished, I think a celebration is in order.

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(not comparable, idiomatic, with to) Emphasizes that what follows immediately is the purpose of the preceding or the beyond.

She stood in order to see over the crowd. / She stood to see over the crowd.

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(not comparable, idiomatic, US, with "for") Emphasizes that what follows immediately is the purpose of the preceding or the beyond.

She stood in order for her husband to see her. / She stood for her husband to see her.

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(comparable) In sequence.

They sang in order, ending with a basso profundo.

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