take orders

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Verb1.take orders - receive and be expected to follow directions or commands; "I don't take orders from you!"
obey - be obedient to
2.take orders - be ordained; enter the Christian ministry; "She took orders last month"
References in classic literature ?
Shall I ask you how the church is to be filled, if a man is neither to take orders with a living nor without?
The company, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month, notified its cable partners that it would no longer take orders as of noon PDT.