Enact meaning

ĕn-ăkt'
To make into law.

Congress enacted a tax reform bill.

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To act (something) out, as on a stage.

Enacted the role of Romeo.

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To make (a bill, etc.) into a law; pass (a law); decree; ordain.
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To represent or perform in or as in a play; act out.
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(law) To make (a bill) into law.
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To act the part of; to play.
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To do; to effect.
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To enact is defined as to make into a law or to act out.

An example of enact is to make a bill into a new law.

An example of enact is to perform the play Death of a Salesman on stage.

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Origin of enact

  • From Middle English enacten, from en-, from Old French en- (“to cause to be”), from Latin in- (“in”) and Old French acte (“perform, do”), from Latin actum, past participle of ago (“set in motion”)
    From Wiktionary