Synonyms of ordain in English:

ordain


See definition of ordain

verb

1‘the Church of England voted to ordain women’

SYNONYMS

confer holy orders on, appoint, induct, install, invest, anoint, consecrate

archaic frock

2‘the path ordained by God’

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predetermine, predestine, preordain, foreordain, destine, prescribe, fate, will, determine, designate

3‘it was ordained that anyone hunting in the forest without permission was to pay a fine’

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decree, rule, order, command, enjoin, lay down, set down, establish, fix, enact, legislate, dictate, prescribe, pronounce