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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Ordain(0.01384 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Ordain.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: order by virtue of superior authority; decree; “The King
ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews”;
“the legislature enacted this law in 1985” [syn: enact]
2: appoint to a clerical posts; “he was ordained in the Church”
[syn: consecrate, ordinate, order]
3: invest with ministerial or priestly authority; “The minister
was ordained only last month”
4: issue an order
English → English (gcide)
Ordain \Or*dain"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ordained; p. pr. & vb.
n. Ordaining.] [OE. ordeinen, OF. ordener, F. ordonner, fr.
L. ordinare, from ordo, ordinis, order. See Order, and cf.
1. To set in order; to arrange according to rule; to
regulate; to set; to establish. “Battle well ordained.”
The stake that shall be ordained on either side.
2. To regulate, or establish, by appointment, decree, or law;
to constitute; to decree; to appoint; to institute.
Jeroboam ordained a feast in the eighth month. --1
Kings xii. 32.
And doth the power that man adores ordain
Their doom ? --Byron.
3. To set apart for an office; to appoint.
Being ordained his special governor. --Shak.
4. (Eccl.) To invest with ministerial or sacerdotal
functions; to introduce into the office of the Christian
ministry, by the laying on of hands, or other forms; to
set apart by the ceremony of ordination.
Meletius was ordained by Arian bishops. --Bp.