ordain

ordain

ordains

ordained

ordained

ordaining

Verb
order by virtue of superior authority; decree
  • "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"

Synonymer

of clerical posts
  • "he was ordained in the Church"

Synonymer

authorize as a rabbi
  • "Our rabbi was ordained in Spain"
invest with ministerial or priestly authority
  • "The minister was ordained only last month"
issue an order