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enact

play
verb en·act \i-ˈnakt\

Simple Definition of enact

  • : to perform (something, such as a scene in a play)

  • : to make (a bill or other legislation) officially become part of the law

Full Definition of enact

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to establish by legal and authoritative act; specifically :  to make (as a bill) into law

  3. 2 :  act out <enact a role>

en·ac·tor play \-ˈnak-tər\ noun

Examples of enact

  1. Congress will enact legislation related to that issue.

  2. The law was finally enacted today.



15th Century

First Known Use of enact

15th century


ENACT Defined for Kids

enact

play
verb en·act \i-ˈnakt\

Definition of enact

en·act·eden·act·ing

  1. 1 :  to perform or act out <Two students enacted the story for the class.>

  2. 2 :  to make into law <enact legislation>

en·act·ment \-mənt\ noun




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