Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ordination

3 senses of ordination

Sense 1
ordination -- (the status of being ordained to a sacred office)
       => status, position -- (the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life")

Sense 2
ordering, order, ordination -- (logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements; "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation")
       => arrangement -- (an orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit; the result of arranging; "a flower arrangement")

Sense 3
ordination, ordinance -- (the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders; "the rabbi's family was present for his ordination")
       => appointment, assignment, designation, naming -- (the act of putting a person into a non-elective position; "the appointment had to be approved by the whole committee")

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