Meaning: If you order in, you order food from a take-away restaurant and have it delivered to your home or office.Synonym: order out
- order sth in Have you ordered some food in for the staff who're working late?
- order in sth Let's order in some pizza. I can't be bothered cooking tonight.
order in: pizza, hamburger, fried chicken, soda, juice
Variety: This is typically used in American and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.
Last night we called and ordered in