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Synonyms for legislate
ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legislate, pass(verb)

    make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation

    "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time"

    drop dead, exceed, travel by, slide by, transcend, choke, go along, pass by, overhaul, surpass, pass on, blow over, egest, return, run, fall out, lead, pass off, go through, reach, pass away, perish, slip by, fleet, lapse, extend, sink, croak, decease, come about, buy the farm, eliminate, fade, fall, slip away, go across, overstep, give, go, happen, clear, go on, go past, make it, occur, excrete, pass, guide, take place, pass along, elapse, glide by, pop off, communicate, put across, authorise, turn over, snuff it, conk, devolve, draw, authorize, spend, exit, go by, top, overtake, kick the bucket, evanesce, make pass, give-up the ghost, hap, cash in one's chips, expire, hand, die

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. legislate(v. n.)

    make laws, enact laws

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    legislates, legislative, regulate

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  1. legislate

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  1. John Cornyn:

    Despite the games being played here, my Republican colleagues and I are working to put in the hard work that it takes to actually accomplish something and legislate.

  2. The ADGM:

    ADGM has decided to legislate for English common law to apply in, and form part of the law of, the Global Market, english common law, as it stands from time to time, will therefore govern matters such as contracts, tort, trusts, equitable remedies, unjust enrichment, damages, conflicts of laws, security, and personal property.

  3. John Casey:

    The growth of drug-related crime is a far greater evil to society as a whole than drug taking. Even so, because we have been seduced by the idea that governments should legislate for our own good, very few people can see how dangerously absurd the present policy is.

  4. 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.

  5. Katherine Zappone:

    Women are leaving the country today, we have to be aware of that and have that sense of urgency in order to legislate as soon as possible.

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