- v.任命（某人）为牧师( ordain的过去式和过去分词 ); 授予（某人）圣职; （上帝、法律等）命令; 判定;
Destiny has ordained that they are who they are.
He ordained his own priests, and threatened to ordain bishops.
Women have been ordained for many years in the Church of Scotland.
He became a fully ordained monk at the age of 20.
He had been ordained as a deacon in the Roman Catholic Church.
He was ordained a Catholic priest in 1982.
His rule was ordained by heaven.
The law was divinely ordained.
He was ordained in 1984.
He was ordained priest.
He ordained that the restrictions were to be lifted.
Fate had ordained that he should die in poverty.
The Constitution has itself pointed out, ordained, and established that authority.
They are moving through the regular ordained orbit of friends and relatives.
After 1366 the English language ordained in them dwindled away.
1. fixed or established especially by order or command;
"at the time appointed (or the appointed time")
2. invested with ministerial or priestly functions;
"an ordained priest"