Part of speech: verb

To make into a law.

Part of speech: verb

To carry out in action; perform.

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Usage examples "enact":

  1. It would be easier to be stern and cruel when he could enact the character simply by silence. - "An Old Man's Love", Anthony Trollope.
  2. There is nothing for it to enact, and nothing for it to settle. - "The English Constitution", Walter Bagehot.
  3. " You, gentlemen," he said, addressing the members of the Council, " are placed here for the purpose of maintaining her rights as a territory, to enact salutary laws for her government and to prepare her for an admission into the Union, under the great principles of civil liberty." - "History of the Constitutions of Iowa", Benjamin F. Shambaugh.