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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Ordain (0.01157 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: ordain ordain 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) Definition: Ordain 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. Ordinance.] 1. To set in order; to arrange according to rule; to regulate; to set; to establish. “Battle well ordained.” --Spenser. [1913 Webster] The stake that shall be ordained on either side. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To regulate, or establish, by appointment, decree, or law; to constitute; to decree; to appoint; to institute. [1913 Webster] Jeroboam ordained a feast in the eighth month. --1 Kings xii. 32. [1913 Webster] And doth the power that man adores ordain Their doom ? --Byron. [1913 Webster] 3. To set apart for an office; to appoint. [1913 Webster] Being ordained his special governor. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Meletius was ordained by Arian bishops. --Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster]


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