1. legislate

verb. ['ˈlɛdʒɪˌsleɪt'] make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation.


  • enact
  • pass


  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

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Rhymes with Legislate

  • accumulate
  • adulate
  • angulate
  • annihilate
  • appellate
  • articulate
  • assimilate
  • benlate
  • boilerplate
  • breastplate
  • calculate
  • circulate
  • coagulate
  • congratulate
  • contemplate
  • copulate
  • correlate
  • crenelate
  • depopulate
  • desolate

How do you pronounce legislate?

Pronounce legislate as ˈlɛʤɪsˌleɪt.

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Sentences with legislate

1. Verb, base form
Then, each will in the world becomes an end in itself because it can legislate this universal law.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some states legislate that security guards need to get a license that requires that they pass a background check.

3. Adjective
None of the 50 states legislate penalties for chronic absences yet.

Quotes about legislate

1. Almost any sect, cult, or religion will legislate its creed into law if it acquires the political power to do so.
- Robert A. Heinlein