Definitions and translations for "ordain"

Definition of ordain

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Verb
1. To prearrange unalterably
2. To decree
3. To admit into the ministry of a religion, for example as a priest, bishop, minister or Buddhist monk.
4. To authorize as a rabbi
5. To predestine
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English - English - ordain

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v. empower to function in a religious office; determine law, establish order; destine, set apart for a particular purpose or function; command

English - Spanish - ordain

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v. ordenar, decretar

English - French - ordain

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v. ordonner (un prêtre); décréter (mesure); destiner, ordonner, fixer

English - German - ordain

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v. ordinieren, verfügen, bestimmen

English - Indonesian - ordain

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v. menobatkan, mentahbiskan jadi pendeta, mentakdirkan, memutuskan, memerintahkan

English - Italian - ordain

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v. (Rel) ordinare; destinare, predestinare; decretare

English - Polish - ordain

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v. święcić, zrządzić, zarządzać, nakazać, ordynować, zrządzać, zarządzić, nakazywać

English - Portuguese - ordain

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v. ordenar; decretar (uma lei); encontrar; reunir; agrupar

English - Romanian - ordain

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v. decreta, hirotonisi, predestina, meni, soroci, preoţi

English - Russian - ordain

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г. посвящать в духовный сан, рукополагать, предопределять, предписывать

English - Turkish - ordain

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f. atamak (papaz), takdir etmek, nasip etmek, buyurmak, emretmek

English - Ukrainian - ordain

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v. висвячувати, визначати, приписувати, розпорядження: давати розпорядження, постановляти, висвячувати в духовний сан, посвячувати

English - Dutch - ordain

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ww. priester : tot priester wijden, bepalen, voorschrijven, beschikken, bestemmen, uittrekken, bevelen, verorderen

English - Greek - ordain

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ρήμ. προχειρίζω, χειροτονώ, διατάσσω, επιτάσσω, διορίζω

English - Arabic - ordain

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‏وسم كاهنا، طلب، أمر، نسق، عين، رتب، وصف دواء، قضى، أصدر أمرا‏

English - Chinese - ordain

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(动) 注定, 任命, 规定

English - Chinese - ordain

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(動) 注定, 任命, 規定

English - Hindi - ordain

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v. हुक्म देना, आज्ञा देना

English - Japanese - ordain

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(動) 聖職に就ける; 任命する; 定める

English - Korean - ordain

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동. 종교적 기관에서 임무를 수여받다, 사제를 수여받다; 법률을 제정하다; 특정한 목적과 기능을 가르다; 명령하다

English - Vietnamese - ordain

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v. trao cho, phong chức, tăng chức, chỉ định
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Verb forms for ordain
Present participle: ordaining
Present: ordain (3.person: ordains)
Past: ordained
Future: will ordain
Present conditional: would ordain
Present Perfect: have ordained (3.person: has ordained)
Past Perfect: had ordained
Future Perfect: will have ordained
Past conditional: would have ordained