standing order

standing order NOUN 1) Brit. an instruction to a bank to make regular fixed payments to someone. 2) Brit. an order placed on a regular basis with a retailer. 3) (standing orders) rulings governing the procedures of a parliament, council, etc.

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  • Standing order — Standing Stand ing, a. 1. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn. [1913 Webster] 2. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water. [1913 Webster] 3. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • standing order — index decree, law, rule (guide), rule (legal dictate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Standing order — Order Or der, n. [OE. ordre, F. ordre, fr. L. ordo, ordinis. Cf. {Ordain}, {Ordinal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Regular arrangement; any methodical or established succession or harmonious relation; method; system; as: (a) Of material things, like the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Standing order — A standing order or standing orders may refer to: *standing order (banking) (or banker s order ) instruction to a bank to pay a set amount at regular intervals from one account to another. *rules of order (or standing orders ) governing… …   Wikipedia

  • standing order — 1. Mil. (formerly) a general order always in force in a command and establishing uniform procedures for it; standard operating procedure. 2. standing orders, Parl. Proc. the rules ensuring continuity of procedure during the meetings of an… …   Universalium

  • standing order — A promulgated order which remains in force until amended or cancelled …   Military dictionary

  • standing order — noun a) A rule of procedure adopted by a governing body for its own internal use. b) A request made once for periodic fulfillment …   Wiktionary

  • standing order — noun Date: 1737 an instruction or prescribed procedure in force permanently or until changed or canceled; especially any of the rules for the guidance and government of parliamentary procedure which endure through successive sessions until… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Standing order (banking) — NOTOC A standing order is an instruction a bank account holder gives to their bank to pay a set amount at regular intervals to another account. The instruction is sometimes known as a banker s order.They are typically used to pay rent, mortgage… …   Wikipedia

  • Standing — Stand ing, a. 1. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn. [1913 Webster] 2. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water. [1913 Webster] 3. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color. [1913 Webster] 4.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Standing army — Standing Stand ing, a. 1. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn. [1913 Webster] 2. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water. [1913 Webster] 3. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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