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
Examples of enact in a sentence
Congress will enact legislation related to that issue.
The law was finally enacted today.
First Known Use of enact
Rhymes with enact
abstract, attract, class act, compact, contact, contract, crookbacked, detract, didact, diffract, distract, entr'acte, epact, exact, extract, humpbacked, hunchbacked, impact, infract, intact, mossbacked, playact, protract, react, redact, refract, retract, sex act, subtract, swaybacked, transact, unbacked
ENACT Defined for Kids
Definition of enact for Students
1 : to perform or act out <Two students enacted the story for the class.>
2 : to make into law <enact legislation>
Legal Definition of enact
: to establish by legal and authoritative act : make into law <enact a bill>
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