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What is another word for ordained?

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Adjective
Legitimate as recognized by law
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Invested into the ministry
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Certain to be or do something
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Having been imposed or established by authority
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Granted a degree
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Devoutly following the precepts of a religious practice
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Revered, held in veneration or worthy of spiritual worship
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To have appointed a person to a position
“Groves believed there was no need for him to be ordained to minister the Word of God.”
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To have established or stipulated as a previous condition
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To have made a law
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To have come to a judgment
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Past tense for to command the doing of by one's authority
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“In 1398, it was ordained that his feast-day was to be kept by every church in the Province of Canterbury.”
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Past tense for to determine the future or the fate of something in advance
“Joseph's parents know that he is a miracle child with a special destiny ordained by God.”
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Past tense for to inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially ceremonially
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Past tense for to instruct or order (someone) to do something
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Past tense for to sanctify or make holy
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Past tense for to make lawful or valid
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Past tense for to give legal or constitutional form to
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Past tense for to declare or announce in a formal or solemn way
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Past tense for to designate a particular name or title
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Past tense for be in authority
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Past tense for to smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance
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Past tense for to pledge, give or set aside (resources) to another or for future use
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Past tense for to hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
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