To establish in a place or condition; settle
To think, believe, or judge
To set up; establish; found; introduce
(Law) To direct the disposition of (property) to a person or persons in exercise of a power granted for this purpose by a preceding deed.
To reach a decision about after thought and investigation; decide upon
To ordain beforehand; predestine
To design for a specific purpose:
To invest with priestly functions
To make venerable; hallow:
To choose by or as if by divine intervention.
To clothe in a frock.
To authorize and send (another person) as one's representative.
To invest money; make an investment
To assign as a portion; allocate:
To come to an agreement (with a person, about a thing)
To have ready for use
To give a commission to
To show the way to; lead; guide; escort
To set up (a law, government, institution, etc.); establish
To issue a decree; ordain
To assign for a specific end, use, or purpose:
To set up (a government, nation, business, etc.); found; institute
To identify by the right name
To put or keep in order; organize; arrange
To equip or furnish with necessary provisions, accessories, etc.; fit out
To impose or give (orders) with or as with authority
To become stable or firm; harden:
To lay (the hands) on, as in ordaining
To set forth expressly and authoritatively
To set down as a rule, law, or direction:
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