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Another word for ordain

  1. To set forth expressly and authoritatively

Another word for ordain

  1. To establish

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  2. To destine

  3. To invest with priestly functions

      1. To commit (money or capital) in order to gain a financial return:
      2. To spend or devote for future advantage or benefit:
      3. To devote morally or psychologically, as to a purpose; commit:
      1. A person authorized to act as representative for another; a deputy or agent.
      2. A representative to a conference or convention.
      3. A member of a House of Delegates, the lower house of the Maryland, Virginia, or West Virginia legislature.
      1. A woman's dress.
      2. A long loose outer garment, as that worn by artists and craftspeople; a smock.
      3. A woolen garment formerly worn by sailors; a jersey.
      1. To apply oil, ointment, or a similar substance to.
      2. To put oil on during a religious ceremony as a sign of sanctification or consecration.
      3. To choose by or as if by divine intervention.
      1. To declare or set apart as sacred:
      2. To sanctify (bread and wine) for Eucharistic use through a ritual regarded by some Christian churches as effecting transubstantiation.
      3. To initiate (a priest) into the order of bishops.
      1. To connect or set in position and prepare for use:
      2. To induct into an office, rank, or position:
      3. To settle in an indicated place or condition; establish:
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