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Synonyms for enact
ɛnˈækten·act

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ordain, enactverb

    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 outverb

    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. enactverb

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

  2. enactverb

    Synonyms:
    play, act, act the part of

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How to use enact in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Makayla Montoya:

    I think we're going to be seeing a lot more of that because they're empowered now by the state to kind of like enact vigilante justice.

  3. Lance Trover:

    The primary elections are over and rather than issuing partisan press releases, the speaker needs to end his month-long vacation and begin working with the governor to enact a balanced budget alongside structural reforms that grow our economy.

  4. Doug Bibby:

    For that reason, lawmakers need to act now to enact a direct renter assistance program.

  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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