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