Definitions of ordain:
  • verb:   appoint to a clerical posts
    Example: "He was ordained in the Church"
  • verb:   invest with ministerial or priestly authority
    Example: "The minister was ordained only last month"
  • verb:   order by virtue of superior authority; decree
    Example: "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"
  • verb:   issue an order

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