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Synonyms for ordain
ɔrˈdeɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ordain, enact(verb)

    order by virtue of superior authority; decree

    "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"

    Synonyms:
    reenact, act out, order, enact, consecrate, ordinate

  2. ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order(verb)

    appoint to a clerical posts

    "he was ordained in the Church"

    Synonyms:
    align, sanctify, govern, put, dedicate, set up, rate, enact, arrange, give, devote, grade, dictate, ordinate, bless, say, rank, consecrate, coordinate, range, enjoin, hallow, regularise, commit, regulate, vow, tell, order, prescribe, place, regularize

  3. ordain(verb)

    invest with ministerial or priestly authority

    "The minister was ordained only last month"

    Synonyms:
    order, enact, consecrate, ordinate

  4. ordain(verb)

    issue an order

    Synonyms:
    order, enact, consecrate, ordinate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ordain

    Synonyms:
    set, appoint, decree, institute, prescribe, arrange, direct, regulate, dictate, establish

    Antonyms:
    subvert, revoke, cancel, annul, disestablish, countermand

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ordain(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    appoint, call, elect, consecrate, destine, set apart

  2. ordain(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    establish, institute, regulate, set in order, arrange

  3. ordain(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    decree, enact, order, prescribe, enjoin

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