ordain

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From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin ordinare (to order), from ordo (order).

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ordain (third-person singular simple present ordains, present participle ordaining, simple past and past participle ordained)

  1. to prearrange unalterably
  2. to decree
  3. to admit into the ministry of a religion, for example as a priest, bishop, minister or Buddhist monk.
  4. to authorize as a rabbi
  5. to predestine

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