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enact (v.)

early 15c., "act the part of, represent in performance," from en- (1) "make, put in" + act (v.). Meaning "decree, establish, sanction into law" is from mid-15c. Related: Enacted; enacting.

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Definitions of enact from WordNet

enact (v.)
order by virtue of superior authority; decree;
the legislature enacted this law in 1985
Synonyms: ordain
enact (v.)
act out; represent or perform as if in a play;
Synonyms: reenact / act out
From wordnet.princeton.edu