Ordered vs Recommend - What's the difference?

ordered | recommend |


As verbs the difference between ordered and recommend

is that ordered is (order) while recommend is to bestow commendation on; to represent favourably; to suggest, endorse or encourage as an appropriate choice.

As an adjective ordered

is in order, not messy, tidy.

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)
  • recommend

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To bestow commendation on; to represent favourably; to suggest, endorse or encourage as an appropriate choice.
  • The board recommends Philips, given his ample experience in similar positions.
  • To make acceptable; to attract favor to.
  • To advise, propose, counsel favorably
  • The therapist recommends resting the mind and exercising the body.
  • (archaic) To commit, confide to another's care, confidence or acceptance, with favoring representations
  • ''A medieval oblate's parents recommended the boy for life to God and the monastery

    Usage notes

    * This is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing) . See

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * discourage * disapprove * oppose

    Derived terms

    * recommendable * recommendatory * recommended * recommender