Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of ordaining, or the state of being ordained.
  • noun Appointment; destiny.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare Ordination.

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  • noun ordination

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Examples

  • We dismounted our elephants upon reaching the temple where the actual ordainment ceremony began.

    Deepak Chopra: A Monk's Journey

  • The ordainment ceremony required us to memorize some of the teachings of Buddha and chant them in Pali.

    Deepak Chopra: A Monk's Journey

  • As many of you know from some of my tweets and Facebook updates, for the past week and a half I was in Thailand following my dad and documenting his ordainment into monkhood.

    Gotham Chopra: Notes from My Father's Monkhood Ceremony

  • All this took us to about noon, after which Jate and I mounted two elephants as part of a parade to the Buddhist Temple, where the ordainment and wearing of the monks robes was to take place.

    Deepak Chopra: A Monk's Journey

  • As many of you know from some of my tweets and facebook updates, for the past week and a half I was in Thailand following my dad and documenting his ordainment into monkhood.

    Gotham Chopra: Notes from My Father's (Deepak Chopra) Monkhood Ceremony

  • The Catholic Church in France has turned to the social-networking site as part of its campaign to recruit young priests, with the hope that they can reverse years of dwindling ordainment.

    The Catholic Church Turns to Social Networks to Recruit

  • Some 2,000 people witnessed the weekend ordainment of four Southern Baptist ministers at a church here, including one man poised to voyage to the religious frontier of upstate New York.

    The Gospel Heads North

  • Some 2,000 people witnessed the weekend ordainment of four Southern Baptist ministers at a church here, including one man poised to voyage to the religious frontier of upstate New York.

    The Gospel Heads North

  • Some 2,000 people witnessed the weekend ordainment of four Southern Baptist ministers at a church here, including one man poised to voyage to the religious frontier of upstate New York.

    The Gospel Heads North

  • As many of you know from some of my tweets and Facebook updates, for the past week and a half I was in Thailand following my dad and documenting his ordainment into monkhood.

    Gotham Chopra: Notes from My Father's Monkhood Ceremony

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