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incardinate

[ in-kahr-dn-eyt ]
/ 瑟n藞k蓱r dn藢e瑟t /
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verb (used with object), in路car路di路nat路ed, in路car路di路nat路ing.
to institute as a cardinal.
to institute as chief presbyter or priest in a particular church or place.
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Origin of incardinate

First recorded in 1600鈥10; from Medieval Latin incardin膩tus, past participle of incardin膩re 鈥渢o appoint, to make a cardinal,鈥 equivalent to in 鈥渋n鈥 + cardin- (stem of card艒 鈥渉inge鈥) + -膩tus past participle suffix; see in-2, cardinal, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM incardinate

in路car路di路na路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for incardinate

incardinate
/ (瑟n藞k蓱藧d瑟藢ne瑟t) /

verb
(tr) RC Church to transfer (a cleric) to the jurisdiction of a new bishop

Word Origin for incardinate

C17: from Late Latin incardin膩re, from in- 虏 + cardin膩lis cardinal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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