Order is the act and consequence of asking : want, require or demand something . The term can be used in different ways according to context .
For example: “I'm going to make an order for you: don't treat my daughter that way again”, "Please, call the pizzeria and order for tonight", “I still have to deliver many orders, so I'll be home late”.
In a broad sense, when a person place an order communicate a claim or need to someone with the intention that the other take care of satisfying that demand . Suppose a mother makes a request to her teenage son who is about to go on a trip: the woman tells the young man that, when he arrives at his destination, he communicates with her. By placing this order, you expect your descendant to comply.
The notion of order is usually used in the field of Commerce . In this framework, an order is the custom made by the customer to a seller or manufacturer . An ice cream parlor, to name a case, receives orders from consumers who want to drink ice cream. In some cases, the order is delivered directly to the premises, while in others it is sent to the buyer's address through a delivery service (delivery , in English).
At present, many gastronomic establishments take orders through Internet . The individual who wishes to order food must use an application or an online platform to select their menu and define the payment method. Once the process is complete, pick up the order at the door of your house.