standing order
index decree, law, rule (guide), rule (legal dictate)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


standing order
An instruction given by a customer to its bankers directing that a periodic payment should be made by the bank to satisfy rent and other amounts. The customer can withdraw the standing order at any time and the bank will not make the payments unless the customer has sufficient credit.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.


standing order
n.
An order that is carried out as part of a regular routine, used to regulate procedures in a court or other body.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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  • standing order — ˌstanding ˈorder noun 1. [countable, uncountable] BANKING an arrangement between a bank and a customer for the bank to pay a fixed amount of money regularly from the customer s bank account to another account; = BANKER S ORDER: • Customers can… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 — 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 — ► 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 …   English terms dictionary

  • standing order — noun 1. ) count a rule in the military that must always be obeyed until another rule officially changes it: We have standing orders not to fire. 2. ) count a rule that says how a committee or institution should operate 3. ) BRITISH an AUTOMATIC… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • standing order — standing orders N COUNT: also by N A standing order is an instruction to your bank to pay a fixed amount of money to someone at regular times. [BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • standing order — n. 1. an order remaining in effect indefinitely until canceled or modified 2. [pl.] in parliamentary procedure, the rules which continue in force through all sessions until changed or repealed …   English World dictionary

  • standing order — n [U and C] BrE an arrangement by which a bank pays a fixed amount of money from your account every month, year etc →↑direct debit …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • standing order — noun a rule of order permanently in force • Hypernyms: ↑order, ↑rules of order, ↑parliamentary law, ↑parliamentary procedure * * * noun, pl ⋯ ders [count, noncount] : an order or procedure that continues to be followed until it is changed or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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