Associations to the word «Enact»


ENACT, verb. (transitive) (legal) to make (a bill) into law
ENACT, verb. (transitive) to act the part of; to play
ENACT, verb. (transitive) to do; to effect
ENACT, noun. (obsolete) purpose; determination

Dictionary definition

ENACT, verb. Order by virtue of superior authority; decree; "The King ordained the persecution and expulsion of the Jews"; "the legislature enacted this law in 1985".
ENACT, verb. Act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley