verb (used with object)
to invest with ministerial or sacerdotal functions; confer holy orders upon.
to enact or establish by law, edict, etc.:
to ordain a new type of government.
to decree; give orders for:
He ordained that the restrictions were to be lifted.
(of God, fate, etc.) to destine or predestine:
Fate had ordained the meeting.
verb (used without object)
to order or command:
Thus do the gods ordain.
to select for or appoint to an office.
to invest someone with sacerdotal functions.
to consecrate (someone) as a priest; confer holy orders upon
(may take a clause as object) to decree, appoint, or predestine irrevocably
(may take a clause as object) to order, establish, or enact with authority
(obsolete) to select for an office
noun 1. the Orient, the countries of Asia, especially East Asia. (formerly) the countries to the E of the Mediterranean. 2. Jewelry. an orient pearl. the iridescence of a pearl. 3. the east; the eastern region of the heavens or the world. verb (used with object) 4. to adjust with relation to, or bring into […]
noun 1. the state or fact of being an owner. 2. legal right of possession; proprietorship. noun 1. the state or fact of being an owner 2. legal right of possession; proprietorship
adjective 1. (of an educational system, course, etc.) done or designed to be accomplished at the student’s own speed: self-paced instruction.
verb 1. a simple past tense and past participle of pay1 . verb 1. the past tense and past participle of pay1 2. (mainly Brit & NZ) put paid to, to end or destroy: breaking his leg put paid to his hopes of running in the Olympics see under pay