Associations to the word «Ordinance»


ORDINANCE, noun. A local law, an edict or decree.
ORDINANCE, noun. A religious practice or ritual prescribed by the church.

Dictionary definition

ORDINANCE, noun. An authoritative rule.
ORDINANCE, noun. A statute enacted by a city government.
ORDINANCE, noun. The act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders; "the rabbi's family was present for his ordination".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King