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Definition of Ordaining

Ordaining
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 Ordaining from wikipedia

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- 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....
- signatories of the Ordinances are referred to as the Lords Ordainers, or simply the Ordainers. English setbacks in the Scottish war, combined with perceived...
- ceremonies they affirm as sacramental ordinations (with, reputedly, an ordaining male Catholic bishop in the first few instances) which, according to canon...
- authority to ordain female as priests and thus there is no possibility of women becoming priests at any time in the ****ure. "Ordaining" women as deaconesses...
- "The possibility of ordaining women to the diaconate is still an unsettled question in the Catholic Church. Latin rituals for ordaining deaconesses exist...
- disputes between the two bodies. Universal Life Church Monastery then began ordaining ministers through its own website. Universal Life Church Monastery's mantra...
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