Legislate Leg"is*late (l[e^]j"[i^]s*l[=a]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Legislated} (-l[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Legislating} (-l[=a]`t[i^]ng).] [See {Legislator}.] To make or enact a law or laws. [1913 Webster]

Solon, in legislating for the Athenians, had an idea of a more perfect constitution than he gave them. --Bp. Watson (1805). [1913 Webster]

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