What does Ordinance mean?

Definitions for Ordinance
ˈɔr dn ənsOr·di·nance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. regulation, ordinance(noun)

    an authoritative rule

  2. ordinance(noun)

    a statute enacted by a city government

  3. ordination, ordinance(noun)

    the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders

    "the rabbi's family was present for his ordination"

Wiktionary

  1. ordinance(Noun)

    a local law or regulation.

  2. ordinance(Noun)

    a religious practice or ritual prescribed by the church.

  3. Origin: From Middle English (ca. 1300), from Old French ordenance (Modern French ordonnance) "decree, command", from Middle Latin ordinantia, from ordinans, the present participle of Latin ordinare "put in order" (whence ordain).

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  1. Ordinance

    In Mormonism, an ordinance is a religious ritual of special significance, often involving the formation of a covenant with God. Ordinances are performed by the authority of the priesthood and in the name of Jesus Christ. The term has a meaning roughly similar to that of the term "sacrament" in other Christian denominations. There are numerous Latter Day Saint ordinances, many of which are also practiced by other Christian denominations. For example, Mormons practice Baptism, Confirmation and Sacrament. Some ordinances that are unique to Mormonism are usually associated with and performed in LDS temples. These ordinances include the Endowment and sealings.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ordinance in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ordinance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Ordinance in a Sentence

  1. Plato, Laws:

    No law or ordinance is mightier than understanding.

  2. John Perry Barlow:

    In Cyberspace, the First Amendment is a local ordinance.

  3. Sunland Park Mayor Javier Perea:

    The city ordinance only allows a wall up to 6 feet tall and this far exceeds that.

  4. Houston PAC spokesman Jared Woodfill:

    She is using her high office to intimidate people that would stand against an ordinance that she supports.

  5. Sunland Park Mayor Javier Perea:

    My understanding is that city ordinance only allows a wall up to six feet tall, and this far exceeds that.

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