Definition of Reordain

1. v. t. To ordain again, as when the first ordination is considered defective.



Definition of Reordain

1. Verb. (transitive) To ordain (a church official) again. ¹

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Definition of Reordain

1. ordain [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: ordain

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Literary usage of Reordain

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1. A Treatise on the Church of Christ: Designed Chiefly for the Use of Students by William Palmer (1841)
"The more general custom of the church, however, appears to have been, to reordain those who had been ordained in open heresy or schism. ..."

2. An Essay on Apostolical Succession: Being a Defence of a Genuine Protestant by Thomas Powell (1846)
"No bishop in Scotland, during my stay in that kingdom," saith Burnet, bishop of Sarum, " ever did so much as desire any of the Presbyterians to be reordain- ..."

3. Book of common prayer. Return to an address of the House of commons, for by Commission for regulating and inspecting into ecclesiastical affairs (1854)
"But the BP. laid before them the Case of the Scotch Bishops who •were Consecrated BP5. without being reordain'd Priests; and that K. James 1''. ..."

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