Definitions of ordinate
  1. noun

    the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis

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    type of:

    Cartesian coordinate

    one of the coordinates in a system of coordinates that locates a point on a plane or in space by its distance from two lines or three planes respectively; the two lines or the intersections of the three planes are the coordinate axes

  2. verb

    bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation

    ordinate similar parts”
    align, coordinate
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    align imperfectly or badly
    type of:

    adjust, correct, set

    alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

  3. verb

    appoint to a clerical posts

    consecrate, ordain, order
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    type of:

    enthrone, invest, vest

    provide with power and authority

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