Legislate definitions

lĕj'ĭ-slāt'
To draft or enact laws.
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To draft or enact (a law).
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To bring about, establish, or influence by means of legislation.

Legislate safety standards; legislate social attitudes.

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To make or pass a law or laws.
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To cause to be, become, go, etc. by making laws.
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To pass laws (including the amending or repeal of existing laws).

If they can't get people to do the right thing by talking then they will try to legislate it, then they can try to enforce the statutes.

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Origin of legislate

Back formation from legislation, legislator.