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PURCHASE ORDER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does purchase order mean? 

PURCHASE ORDER (noun)
  The noun PURCHASE ORDER has 1 sense:

1. a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities

  Familiarity information: PURCHASE ORDER used as a noun is very rare.


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PURCHASE ORDER (noun)


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Meaning:

A commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

purchase order; order

Context example:

IBM received an order for a hundred computers

Hypernyms ("purchase order" is a kind of...):

commercial document; commercial instrument (a document of or relating to commerce)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "purchase order"):

bill-me order; credit order (an order that is received without payment; requires billing at a later date)

indent (an order for goods to be exported or imported)

market order (an order to a broker to sell or buy stocks or commodities at the prevailing market price)

production order (an order that initiates the manufacturing process)

reorder (a repeated order for the same merchandise)

stop order; stop-loss order (an order to a broker to sell (buy) when the price of a security falls (rises) to a designated level)

stop payment (a depositor's order to a bank to refuse payment on a check)

mail order (a purchase negotiated by mail)


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