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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive] American
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present tense
I/you/we/theyorder in
he/she/itorders in
present participleordering in
past tenseordered in
past participleordered in
  1. to order food from a restaurant and ask for it to be delivered to you
    We were too tired to cook, so we ordered in.
    I ordered in pizza for dinner.
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