Synonyms for ordination

Synonyms for (noun) ordination

Synonyms: ordinance, ordination

Definition: the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders

Usage: the rabbi's family was present for his ordination

Similar words: assignment, appointment, designation, naming

Definition: the act of putting a person into a non-elective position

Usage: the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee


Synonyms: order, ordering, ordination

Definition: logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements

Usage: we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation

Similar words: arrangement

Definition: an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging

Usage: a flower arrangement


Synonyms: ordination

Definition: the status of being ordained to a sacred office

Similar words: status, position

Definition: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

Usage: he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life