ordain

Verb
  1. Order by virtue of superior authority;
    Decree (synset 202432763)
    "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"
  2. Appoint to a clerical posts (synset 202391154)
    "he was ordained in the Church"
  3. Invest with ministerial or priestly authority (synset 202432573)
    "The minister was ordained only last month"
  4. Issue an order (synset 200748070)

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