Admitted to the ministry of the church.(adjective)
Simple past tense and past participle of ordain.(verb)
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Use "ordained" in a sentence
"The above reference, reader, _enjoins_ the _duty_ of two _relations_, which God ordained, but does not _abolish_ a third _relation_ which _God has ordained_; as the Scripture will prove, to which I have referred you, under the first reference made by my correspondent."
"The government proceeds directly from the people; is ordained and established in the name of the people; and is declared to be ordained, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, ensure domestic tranquility, and secure the blessings of liberty to themselves and to their posterity."
"The description of "a calling" or "being called" to be ordained is moving."