Ordained - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɔːrˈdeɪnd|  American pronunciation of the word ordained
Brit.  |ɔːˈdeɪnd|  British pronunciation of the word ordained
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto ordain
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto ordain

adjective

- fixed or established especially by order or command (syn: appointed, decreed, prescribed)
- invested with ministerial or priestly functions

an ordained priest

Examples

The emperor ordained that all foreigners be expelled.

He was ordained as a Roman Catholic priest.

...seeing their son ordained as a priest was one of the most elevating moments in their lives...

She is an ordained minister.

The process was ordained by law.

Desmond Tutu was ordained in 1960.

The church voted to allow women to be ordained as priests.

The King ordained that deer should not be hunted without a royal licence.

The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews

he was ordained in the Church

The minister was ordained only last month

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