noun. ['ˌɔrdəˈneɪʃən'] the status of being ordained to a sacred office.
Words that Rhyme with Ordination
Example sentences of the word ordination
1. Noun, singular or mass
Submit your application for ordination and wait the designated time to hear back from the church.
Many religious and non-religious organizations offer ordination online.
Quotes containing the word ordination
1. Love is not primarily a relationship to a specific person; it is an attitude, an ordination of character which determines the relatedness of the person to the whole world as a whole, not toward one object of love
- Erich Fromm
2. I'm not particularly in favor of doctrine or creed, ordination, the elevation of holy texts, the institution of church, or, for that matter, Christianity. Like most religions, it has irreconcilable shortcomings and an unforgivable history. What I do favor is the attempt to make sense of things by living within a story. The Christian story, for good or ill, is my inheritance.
- Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew, On The Threshold: Home, Hardwood, and Holiness
noun. ['ˌɔrdəˈneɪʃən'] the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders.
- holy order
- laying on of hands
noun. ['ˌɔrdəˈneɪʃən'] logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements.
- genetic code
- word order
- bacteria order