ordain

US [ɔrˈdeɪn]
UK [ɔː(r)ˈdeɪn]
  • v.授予圣秩(品);授予圣职;主宰;掌握
  • Web任命;注定;命令
Simple Present:ordains  Present Participle:ordaining  Past Tense:ordained  
ordain
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v.
1.
~ sb (as sth).~ sb + noun
授予圣秩(品);授予圣职to make sb a priest, minister or rabbi
He was ordained (as) a priest last year.
他去年被授以神父圣职。
2.
~ sth.~ that…
主宰;掌握;规定to order or command sth; to decide sth in advance
Fate had ordained that they would never meet again.
他们命里注定永远不会再相见。

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
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