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Synonyms for legislate
ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪt

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  1. legislate(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    make laws, enact laws

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  1. List of paraphrases for "legislate":

    legislates, legislative, regulate

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  1. President Obama:

    My strong preference has always been to legislate when I can get legislation done, in my first two years I wasn't relying on executive powers because I had big majorities in the Congress and we were able to get bills done, get bills passed. And even after we lost the majorities in Congress, I bent over backwards consistently to try to find compromise.

  2. Wendy McNamara:

    I would never have thought in a million years that anybody would have thought that it made sense to use in an active shooter drill where teachers are unaware that they're going to be shot with a pellet gun, that would have never crossed my mind as something we'd need to legislate.

  3. The Unite union:

    Ministers must legislate as necessary to allow UK airlines in financial trouble to trade in protective administration, other countries do it as a matter of course. We should do it in the UK.

  4. Martin Lee:

    This is an ancient, colonial set of regulations, and Christopher Cheung don't use them unless Christopher Cheung can't legislate anymore. Once Christopher Cheung start, there's no end to it. She could even invoke Article 23 under this, that gives her justification - I need more police powers, I need more draconian laws - it's so handy. She is completely destroying the rule of law. Only the government can really harm the rule of law, citizens can not.

  5. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    We're going to insist on doing narrowly targeted legislation if and when we do legislate again and we may well.

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