Definition of holy orders
- He took holy orders to enter the ministry of the church.
: exalted or worthy of complete devotion as one perfect in goodness and righteousness
: devoted entirely to the deity or the work of the deity
: to put in order : arrange
: to give an order to : command
: destine, ordain
: a group of people united in a formal way: such as
: a fraternal society
: a community under a religious rule
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