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ordain

synonym (synonym of ordain)

  • (verb.social)
    order by virtue of superior authority; decree (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    appoint to a clerical posts (verb.social)
     

hypernym (ordain IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • appoint to a clerical posts (verb.social)
    provide with power and authority (verb.social)
     
  • issue an order (verb.communication)
    issue a decree (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF ordain relation)

  • (verb.communication)
    decree or determine beforehand (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    decree or ordain (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    decree or designate beforehand (verb.communication)
     
  • order by virtue of superior authority; decree (verb.social)
    enact again (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation (verb.social)
     

derivation (.... is derived from ordain)

  • appoint to a clerical posts (verb.social)
    the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    (religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a formal association of people with similar interests (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a cleric who ordains; a cleric who admits someone to holy orders (noun.person)
     
  • issue an order (verb.communication)
    a statute enacted by a city government (noun.communication)
     
  • order by virtue of superior authority; decree (verb.social)
    the passing of a law by a legislative body (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation enact consecrate order ordinate decree enthrone invest vest predestine will designate destine reenact legislate ordinance ordination consecration club ordainer

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