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Definition of Ordained

Ordained
Ordain Or*dain", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ordained; p. pr. & vb. n. Ordaining.] [OE. ordeinen, OF. ordener, F. ordonner, fr. L. ordinare, from ordo, ordinis, order. See Order, and cf. Ordinance.] 1. To set in order; to arrange according to rule; to regulate; to set; to establish. ``Battle well ordained.' --Spenser. The stake that shall be ordained on either side. --Chaucer. 2. To regulate, or establish, by appointment, decree, or law; to constitute; to decree; to appoint; to institute. Jeroboam ordained a feast in the eighth month. --1 Kings xii. 32. And doth the power that man adores ordain Their doom ? --Byron. 3. To set apart for an office; to appoint. Being ordained his special governor. --Shak. 4. (Eccl.) To invest with ministerial or sacerdotal functions; to introduce into the office of the Christian ministry, by the laying on of hands, or other forms; to set apart by the ceremony of ordination. Meletius was ordained by Arian bishops. --Bp. Stillingfleet.
Ordain
Ordain Or*dain", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ordained; p. pr. & vb. n. Ordaining.] [OE. ordeinen, OF. ordener, F. ordonner, fr. L. ordinare, from ordo, ordinis, order. See Order, and cf. Ordinance.] 1. To set in order; to arrange according to rule; to regulate; to set; to establish. ``Battle well ordained.' --Spenser. The stake that shall be ordained on either side. --Chaucer. 2. To regulate, or establish, by appointment, decree, or law; to constitute; to decree; to appoint; to institute. Jeroboam ordained a feast in the eighth month. --1 Kings xii. 32. And doth the power that man adores ordain Their doom ? --Byron. 3. To set apart for an office; to appoint. Being ordained his special governor. --Shak. 4. (Eccl.) To invest with ministerial or sacerdotal functions; to introduce into the office of the Christian ministry, by the laying on of hands, or other forms; to set apart by the ceremony of ordination. Meletius was ordained by Arian bishops. --Bp. Stillingfleet.

Meaning of Ordained from wikipedia

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- or an ordained clergy in matters of either the church or broader political and sociocultural import. The churches have three orders of ordained clergy:...
- of Ordained Scientists in 1986 to further advance the development of the field of science and religion. "Constitution of the Society of Ordained Scientists"...
- officials, and the substitution of these powers with baronial control. It was ordained that the king should appoint his officers only "by the counsel and ****ent...
- Children of the Ordained is a term the Vatican uses to describe the offspring of ordained Catholic priests who have taken a vow of clerical celibacy....
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- in many cases free of charge, to anyone who wishes to join. The ULC has ordained ministers from a wide range of backgrounds and beliefs, including Christians...
- Ordain Women is a Mormon dissident/Mormon feminist organization that supports the ordination of women to the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of...
- holy orders are ordained ministries such as bishop, priest, or deacon, and the sacrament or rite by which candidates are ordained to those orders. Churches...
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