Synonyms and Antonyms of enactment

  1. 1 a rule of conduct or action laid down by a governing authority and especially a legislature <as a result of an enactment by Congress, this breathtaking canyon will be permanently protected from development> Synonyms act, bill, constitution, law, ordinance, statuteRelated Words command, commandment, decree, dictate, directive, edict, fiat, ruling; bylaw, ground rule, regulation, rule; amendment, legislation; common law, martial law; blue law; prohibition, proscription, restriction; canon, capitulary, encyclicalNear Antonyms higher law

  2. 2 the doing of an action <the enactment of the murder is never actually shown on screen> Synonyms accomplishment, achievement, discharge, commission, execution, fulfillment (or fulfilment), implementation, performance, perpetration, prosecution, pursuanceRelated Words dispatch, expedition; administration, direction, handling, management; application, operation, practice (also practise)Antonyms nonfulfillment, nonperformance

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