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enact

en·act

enact

 
 
pronunciation:
ih naekt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: enacted, enacting, enacts
definition 1: to make into a law.
Congress enacted a bill to protect the water supply.
synonyms:
approve, pass
antonyms:
repeal, revoke
similar words:
adopt, authorize, decree, execute, institute, perform, ratify, sanction, sign
definition 2: to act out or act the part of in a play.
They will enact a scene from a famous play.
synonyms:
perform, play, portray
similar words:
depict, impersonate, stage
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