Associations to the word «Ordained»

Wiktionary

ORDAIN, verb. To prearrange unalterably
ORDAIN, verb. To decree
ORDAIN, verb. To admit into the ministry of a religion, for example as a priest, bishop, minister or Buddhist monk.
ORDAIN, verb. To authorize as a rabbi
ORDAIN, verb. To predestine

Dictionary definition

ORDAIN, verb. Order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985".
ORDAIN, verb. Appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church".
ORDAIN, verb. Invest with ministerial or priestly authority; "The minister was ordained only last month".
ORDAIN, verb. Issue an order.

Wise words

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