Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


[awr-dn-ey-shuh n] /ˌɔr dnˈeɪ ʃən/

Ecclesiastical. the act or ceremony of .
the fact or state of being .
a decreeing.
the act of arranging.
the resulting state; disposition; arrangement.

the condition of being ordained or regulated
an arrangement or order

early 15c., “the act of conferring holy orders,” from Old French ordinacion (12c.) or directly from Latin ordinationem (nominative ordinatio) “a setting in order, ordinance,” noun of action from past participle stem of ordinare “arrange” (see ordain).


Read Also:

  • Nonorganic

    [awr-gan-ik] /ɔrˈgæn ɪk/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to a class of chemical compounds that formerly comprised only those existing in or derived from plants or animals, but that now includes all other compounds of carbon. 2. characteristic of, pertaining to, or derived from living : organic remains found in rocks. 3. of or relating […]

  • Non-oriental

    [awr-ee-en-tl, ohr‐] /ˌɔr iˈɛn tl, ˌoʊr‐/ adjective 1. (usually initial capital letter) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Orient, or East; Eastern. 2. of the orient or east; eastern. 3. (initial capital letter) Zoogeography. belonging to a geographical division comprising southern Asia and the Malay Archipelago as far as and including the Philippines, Borneo, […]

  • Non-ornamental

    [awr-nuh-men-tl] /ˌɔr nəˈmɛn tl/ adjective 1. used or grown for : ornamental plants. 2. providing ; decorative. 3. of or relating to . noun 4. something ornamental; decoration; adornment. 5. a plant cultivated for decorative purposes. /ˌɔːnəˈmɛntəl/ adjective 1. of value as an ornament; decorative 2. (of a plant) used to decorate houses, gardens, etc […]

  • Nonorthodox

    [awr-thuh-doks] /ˈɔr θəˌdɒks/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or conforming to the approved form of any doctrine, philosophy, ideology, etc. 2. of, relating to, or conforming to beliefs, attitudes, or modes of conduct that are generally approved. 3. customary or conventional, as a means or method; established. 4. sound or correct in opinion or doctrine, […]

Disclaimer: Non-ordination definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.