Variant of ordain
- Obsolete to put in order; arrange; prepare
- to decree; order; establish; enact
- to predetermine; predestine
- to invest with the functions or office of a minister, priest, or rabbi
Origin: ME ordeinen < OFr ordener < L ordinare, to arrange (in LL(Ec), to ordain as a priest) < L ordo, order
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