ordinance definition

  • noun:
    • An authoritative demand or order.
    • A custom or rehearse established by long consumption.
    • A Christian rite, particularly the Eucharist.
    • A statute or legislation, specifically one enacted by a city government.
    • a local legislation or regulation.
    • a religious rehearse or ritual recommended by the chapel.
    • Orderly arrangement; planning; provision.
    • A rule established by authority; a permanent rule of action; a statute, legislation, legislation, rescript, or acknowledged consumption; an edict or decree; esp., a nearby legislation enacted by a municipal federal government.
    • a proven rite or service.
    • Rank; order; station.
    • Ordnance; cannon.
    • Ordering; personality; arrangement.
    • Orderly disposition; correct arrangement; regular purchase; due percentage.
    • Order; ranking; self-esteem; position.
    • planning; provision; array; arrangement.
    • An appliance; a consultation; an arrangement; gear: as, ordinance of war; thus, particularly, cannon; ordnance. See ordnance.
    • Established state or condition; regular or well-known mode of action; proceeding as controlled by authority.
    • legislation by authority; a command; a scheduled appointment; an order; whatever is ordained, ordered, or appointed; a rule or law established by expert; edict; decree, at the time of the Supreme getting or of Fate; law or statute produced by human expert; authoritative legislation.
    • Eccles., a religious ceremony, rite, or practice set up by authority: as, the regulation of baptism.
    • In architecture, arrangement; system; order: stated of a part or detail plus of an architectural entire.
    • Synonyms Edict, Decree, etc. See legislation.
    • an authoritative rule
    • a statute enacted by a city government
    • the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or getting) holy requests
  • others:
    • To arm with ordnance.

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