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Synonyms for enact
ɛnˈækt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ordain, enact(verb)

    order by virtue of superior authority; decree

    "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985"

    Synonyms:
    ordain, reenact, act out, order, consecrate, ordinate

  2. enact, reenact, act out(verb)

    act out; represent or perform as if in a play

    "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"

    Synonyms:
    reenact, act out, ordain

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. enact(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    ordain, decree, establish by law, pass into a law, give legislative sanction to

  2. enact(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    play, act, act the part of

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "enact":

    promulgate, adopt, promulgation, enactment, enacted, sen, enacting, promulgated, pass, introduce

How to pronounce enact?

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How to use enact in a sentence?

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    It took until we won in ‘06 — first bill on the floor, H.R. 1 — to enact the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission.

  2. Lindsey Graham:

    Time to do more than pray. Time to enact common-sense legislation in Congress to empower states to deal with those who present a danger to themselves and others -- while respecting robust due process, may not have mattered here, but Red Flag laws have proven to be effective in states that have them.

  3. Sam Rayburn:

    It has always been my ambition since childhood to live such a life that one day my fellow citizens would call me to membership in this popular branch of the greatest lawmaking body in the world. Out of their confidence and partiality they have done this. It is now my sole purpose here to help enact such wise and just laws that our common country will by virtue of these laws be a happier and a more prosperous country. I have always dreamed of a country which I believe this should be and will be, and that is one in which the citizenship is an educated and patriotic people, not swayed by passion and prejudice, and a country that shall know no East, no West, no North, no South, but inhabited by a people liberty loving, patriotic, happy, and prosperous, with its lawmakers having no other purpose than to write such just laws as shall in the years to come be of service to human kind yet unborn. [Applause]

  4. Jerry Moran:

    As Congress seeks to enact a uniform comprehensive data privacy and security framework, thoughtful and targeted legislative efforts, like this bill, will address specific consumer privacy violations resulting from COVID-19.

  5. The Trump administration:

    This Court's injunction directly undermines the Executive's constitutional and statutory authority to enact new regulations to address the ongoing border crisis and conflicts with a ruling from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia that denied a temporary restraining order of the same rule based on a similar record of alleged harms to the Plaintiffs.


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