legislate[ lej-is-leyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF legislate
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEGISLATE
But it is impossible to legislate for every individual case.
And for this reason, I said, I shall not attempt to legislate further about them.
Now the voluntary cannot be the involuntary; and if you two come to me and say, 'Then shall we legislate for our city?'
And now, let us proceed to legislate with a view to perfecting the form and outline of our state.
The result is that you cannot legislate about them, and still less can you be silent.
Next in order we shall have to legislate about the horse contests.
There are things about which it is terrible and unpleasant to legislate, but impossible not to legislate.
So men alone can not legislate better for women and men than can the two for both.
But I must not suppose these by any means general—and I legislate for the mass.
The early attempts to legislate on these lines were thus fruitless.
1805, back-formation from legislation, etc. Related: Legislated; legislating.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LEGISLATE
- pull things together
- put in order
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- straighten up
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