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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. ordain: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. ordain: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. ordain: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. ordain: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. ordain: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. ordain: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Ordain, ordain: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. ordain: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Ordain: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. ordain: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. ordain: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. ordain: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Ordain, ordain: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. ordain: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. ordain: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. ordain: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Ordain: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Ordain: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. ordain: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. ordain: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Ordain: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. ordain: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. ordain: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. ordain: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. ordain: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. ordain: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. ordain: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  2. ORDAIN: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. ordain: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ordain: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ordain: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. ordain: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (ordain)

verb:  appoint to a clerical posts ("He was ordained in the Church")
verb:  invest with ministerial or priestly authority ("The minister was ordained only last month")
verb:  order by virtue of superior authority; decree ("The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews")
verb:  issue an order

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Phrases that include ordain:   ordain by law, ordain women

Words similar to ordain:   consecrate, enact, ordained, ordainer, ordaining, ordainment, order, appoint, dictate, prescribe, more...

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