Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb legislate

1 sense of legislate

Sense 1
legislate, pass -- (make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time")
       => ordain, enact -- (order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985")

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