Definition of in order that in English:

in order that


  • With the intention; so that.

    ‘she used her mother's kitchen in order that the turkey might be properly cooked’
    • ‘The bill aims to catch those who intentionally train people to be mercenaries in order that they can sell their fighting skills to other countries for profit.’
    • ‘Substantial increased funding will have to be provided in order that farmers receive fair and reasonable compensation.’
    • ‘We have requested additional information in order that an informed decision can be made.’
    • ‘I also recommended that she get a home WiFi network in order that she could use the laptop anywhere in the house.’
    • ‘The match was brought forward from a 3.30 pm kick-off to 3pm in order that they could catch their flight back to East London last night.’