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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation;
- Example: "They passed the amendment"
- Example: "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time"
[syn: legislate, pass]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] Solon, in legislating for the Athenians, had an idea of a more perfect constitution than he gave them. --Bp. Watson (1805). [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

legislate v 1: make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time" [syn: legislate, pass]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "legislate": authorize, constitute, declare lawful, decree, enact, enact laws, establish, filibuster, formulate, get the floor, have the floor, kill, legalize, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimize, lobby through, logroll, make a regulation, make legal, ordain, pass, pigeonhole, pocket, prescribe, put in force, put through, railroad through, regulate, roll logs, sanction, table, take the floor, validate, veto, yield the floor