Definition - ordained

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ordained
  1. appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
  2. invest with ministerial or priestly authority; "The minister was ordained only last month"
  3. order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"
  4. invested with ministerial or priestly functions; "an ordained priest"
  5. fixed or established especially by order or command; "at the time appointed (or the appointed time")
  6. issue an order