Instructed vs Ordered - What's the difference?

instructed | ordered |


As verbs the difference between instructed and ordered

is that instructed is (instruct) while ordered is (order).

As an adjective ordered is

in order, not messy, tidy.

instructed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (instruct)

  • instruct

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (label) to teach by giving instructions
  • (label) to direct; to order (usage note : "instruct" is less forceful than "order", but weightier than "advise")
  • Synonyms

    * guide

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (label) instruction
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (label) arranged; furnished; provided
  • * Chapman
  • (label) instructed; taught; enlightened
  • (Milton)

    ordered

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • In order, not messy, tidy.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=June 4 , author=Phil McNulty , title=England 2 - 2 Switzerland , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Milner and Theo Walcott failed to justify their selection ahead of Aston Villa's Young as they struggled ineffectually in the first half, leaving striker Bent isolated and starved of supply as Switzerland looked the more composed and ordered team.}}

    Verb

    (head)
  • (order)