Quick answer
"Order" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "ordenar", and "supply" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "suministrar". Learn more about the difference between "order" and "supply" below.
order(
awr
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duhr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to command)
a. ordenar
I order you to bring me a partridge in a pear tree.Te ordeno que me traigas una perdiz en un peral.
2. (to request)
a. pedir
I'm going to order a slice of apple pie.Voy a pedir una rebanada de pay de manzana.
b. encargar
You didn't order the rolls for Christmas dinner?¿No encargaste los bolillos para la cena de Navidad?
3. (to arrange)
a. ordenar
Can you explain to me how you ordered these files?¿Me puedes explicar cómo ordenaste estas carpetas?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to place a request)
a. pedir
Don't rush over; we still haven't ordered.No te apures; todavía no hemos pedido.
b. ordenar
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Are you guys ready to order yet?¿Ya están listos para ordenar?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (command)
a. la orden
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Was that an order or a request?¿Fue una orden o una petición?
6. (something requested or bought)
a. el pedido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The delivery of your order is delayed.La entrega de su pedido está retrasado.
7. (sequence or arrangement)
a. el orden
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I don't understand the order of these chapters. Why is the fourth one before the second?No entiendo el orden de estos capítulos. ¿Por qué viene el cuarto antes del segundo?
8. (peace)
a. el orden
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It was impossible to maintain order during the riot.Fue imposible mantener el orden durante la manifestación.
9. (legal judgement)
a. la orden
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The court issued an order granting the petition for a writ of certiorari.El tribunal emitió una orden para conceder la petición de auto de avocación.
10. (formal group)
a. la orden
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He was inducted into the Order of the Arrow.Fue introducido en la Orden de la Flecha.
11. (level)
a. el nivel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His desserts are of the highest order, especially his chocolate flan cake.Sus postres son del nivel más alto, en particular su pastel de chocolate.
12. (system)
a. el orden
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The birth of the internet gave rise to a new world order.El nacimiento del Internet dio lugar a un nuevo orden mundial.
13. (biology)
a. el orden
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Dire wolves, now extinct, were members of the scientific order Carnivora.Los lobos gigantes, ahora extintos, eran miembros del orden científico Carnivora.
14. (architecture)
a. el orden
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This column is an example of the Corinthian order.Esta columna es ejemplar del orden corintio.
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supply(
suh
-
play
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to provide)
a. suministrar
My farm supplies local markets.Mi granja suministra a los mercados locales.
b. proveer
The fresh water initiative supplies clean water to everyone in the village.La iniciativa de agua fresca provee agua limpia a todos en el pueblo.
c. aprovisionar
The army will supply the troops with all the necessary equipment.El ejército aprovisionará a las tropas con todo el equipo necesario.
d. proporcionar
The foundation supplies families with education, three meals a day, and health care.La fundación proporciona a las familias educación, tres comidas al día y sanidad.
2. (to meet)
a. satisfacer
The small coffee distributor cannot supply the coffee shop's demand.El distribuidor pequeño de café no puede satisfacer la demanda del café.
b. suplir
The company supplied three hundred classrooms with new chalkboards.La compañía suplió pizarras nuevas a trescientos salones de clases.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (stock)
a. el suministro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The manager only ordered a month's supply.El gerente solo pidió un suministro de un mes.
b. las reservas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The chocolate store almost ran out of supply on Valentine's day.La chocolatería casi se agotó de reservas en el día de San Valentín.
4. (finance)
a. la oferta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The market is governed by the law of supply and demand.El mercado se rige por la ley de la oferta y la demanda.
supplies
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (provisions)
a. las provisiones
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The supplies won't last the whole winter if more snow comes.Las provisiones no durarán todo el invierno si nieva más.
b. los víveres
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We need to buy supplies for the trip.Tenemos que comprar víveres para el viaje.
c. los suministros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The company specializes in military supplies.La empresa es especialista en suministros militares.
d. los pertrechos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(military)
During the war, women raised money to buy supplies for the soldiers.Durante la guerra, las mujeres recaudaban dinero para comprar pertrechos para los soldados.
e. los artículos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Someone has been stealing kitchen supplies from the warehouse where I work.Alguien está robando artículos de cocina del almacén donde trabajo.
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