Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To order or arrange beforehand; prearrange; foreordain.
- v. transitive To order (goods) in advance, before they are available.
- n. set theory A binary relation that is reflexive and transitive.
- adj. computing theory Of a tree traversal, recursively visiting the root before the left and right subtrees.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To order to arrange beforehand; to foreordain.
- pre- + order (Wiktionary)
“ETA: Well, crap, now the preorder is gone from the Amazon listing again, even though they have the price listed as $7.99.”
“Ms. Noonan is a contributing editor of The Wall Street Journal and author of "John Paul the Great: Remembering a Spiritual Father," forthcoming in November from Penguin, which you can preorder from the OpinionJournal bookstore.”
“Now, I'm not against the idea of preorder bonuses at all - I think it's great that customers be rewarded for their loyalty to favorite franchises, developers, or marketing campaigns.”
“The game is available as a "preorder," according to the company's website.”
“Have it on preorder on Amazon for October ... between this and Marky Mark I had to come out of hiding to say thanks for making me have a honest laugh this week!”
“Kim Newman's third Diogenes Club collection, Mysteries of the Diogenes Club, is now available for preorder from MonkeyBrain Books.”
“The Sorcerer's House by Gene Wolfe is available for preorder.”
“Despite what the cover says, it is NOT an 8 disc set (though likely 8 DVDs worth of stuff), it is a 4 disc set, 1 of which is a DVD. $59 at Best Buy, Amazon preorder price is $39.”
“Tim Doyle has a new Ghostbusters-inspired print on Nakatomi, and today is the last day that the print will be available for preorder (midnight CST Monday night).”
“The third book in the series, titled The Homelanders: The Truth of the Matter, is due out in November 2010 (available for preorder).”
Looking for tweets for preorder.