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legislate


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Legislate  \Leg"is*late\  (l[e^]j"[i^]s*l[=a]t),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p. 
  p.  {Legislated}  (-l[=a]`t[e^]d);  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Legislating}  (-l[=a]`t[i^]ng).]  [See  {Legislator}.] 
  To  make  or  enact  a  law  or  laws. 
 
  Solon,  in  legislating  for  the  Athenians,  had  an  idea  of 
  a  more  perfect  constitution  than  he  gave  them  --Bp. 
  Watson  (1805). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  legislate 
  v  :  make  laws,  bills,  etc.:  "They  passed  the  amendment"  [syn:  {pass}] 




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