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Synonyms for legislate

make laws

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  • make laws
  • establish laws
  • prescribe
  • enact laws
  • pass laws
  • ordain
  • codify laws
  • put laws in force
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Synonyms for legislate

to put in force or cause to be by legal authority

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Synonyms for legislate

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

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Ever jealous for the race, they will legislate for the babes of boys yet to be born; and for the babes of girls, too, for they must be the mothers, wives, and sisters of these boys.
shall we condescend to legislate on any of these particulars?
Had no other enumeration or definition of the powers of the Congress been found in the Constitution, than the general expressions just cited, the authors of the objection might have had some color for it; though it would have been difficult to find a reason for so awkward a form of describing an authority to legislate in all possible cases.
His words are wisdom to those legislators who contemplate no essential reform in the existing government; but for thinkers, and those who legislate for all time, he never once glances at the subject.
"So the Trust took your profits away from you," Ernest said, "and you’ve gone into politics in order to legislate the Trust out of existence and get the profits back?"