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  Words related to ordain

Related / Similar Words: consecrate, ordinate, order, enact

 

Definition:
  • issue an order;
  • appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church";
  • invest with ministerial or priestly authority; "The minister was ordained only last month";
  • order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985";

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    Hyponyms: predestine, will, destine, fate, doom, designate, reenact, legislate, pass

     

    Derivational Morphology: ordinance, club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order, consecration, ordainer, ordination, enactment, passage

     

    Anagrams: inroad, Dorian

     

     
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