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Synonyms for ordain

Synonyms for (verb) ordain

Synonyms: ordain Definition: issue an order

Similar words: decree Definition: issue a decree Usage: The King only can decree

Synonyms: consecrate, ordain, order, ordinate Definition: appoint to a clerical posts Usage: he was ordained in the Church

Similar words: vest, enthrone, invest Definition: provide with power and authority Usage: They vested the council with special rights

Synonyms: ordain Definition: invest with ministerial or priestly authority Usage: The minister was ordained only last month

Similar words: vest, enthrone, invest Definition: provide with power and authority Usage: They vested the council with special rights

Synonyms: ordain, enact Definition: order by virtue of superior authority; decree Usage: The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews; the legislature enacted this law in 1985

Similar words: decree Definition: issue a decree Usage: The King only can decree