Definition of enact :
1. Purpose; determination.
2. To act the part of; to represent; to play.
3. To act; to perform; to do; to effect.
4. To decree; to establish by legal and authoritative act; to make into a law; especially, to perform the legislative act with reference to ( a bill) which gives it the validity of law.
proclaim, dictate, authorize, play, determine, transact, reenact, sanction, action, politics, portray, play-act, put through, put on, ratify, vote in, act out, ordinate, fix, do, performing arts, institute, make, present, act, stage, represent, substitute, dramatize, constitute, impersonate, give, promulgate, perform, order, appoint, pass, consecrate
enact (part of speech: verb)
- I then captured a bumblebee, and forcibly persuaded him to enact the demonstration which I had so long waited for him peaceably to fulfil. - "My Studio Neighbors", William Hamilton Gibson.
- But I shall not urge the matter, I only thought we two countries are such clost friends and I wanted you to have the foremost character, but I can probable git someone else to enact it. - "Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition", Marietta Holley.
- You cannot, of course, forget your loss, unless you sleep,- and he gave me a look which said: I depend on you to see to that,- but you must not continually re- enact the scene in imagination, In the morning the Doctor will come here to bring me my camera, microscope, and a few things I shall require - and he passed me a list he had written. - "The-Darrow-Enigma", Severy, Melvin Linwood.