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Definition of "ordains" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ordain. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ordains" in a sentence
  • "Note the same Lord Christ "ordains" the ordinances in the Old and in the New Testaments (Mt 10: 10; Lu 10: 7)."
  • "If he "ordains" women, he has no more power to make them into priests than if he were to "ordain" a dog or a rock to the "priesthood" -- notwithstanding that he DOES have the power to ordain Catholic MEN."
  • "- it grieves me to speak of it in this unseamanlike way, but in these canoes both ends are alike, and chance alone ordains which is bow and which is stern -- stands Pierre, the first officer, also steering; the paddles used are all of the long-handled, leaf-shaped Igalwa type."
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