Leg·is·late v. i. [imp. & p. p. Legislated p. pr. & vb. n. Legislating ] To make or enact a law or laws.
Solon, in legislating for the Athenians, had an idea of a more perfect constitution than he gave them. --Bp. Watson (1805).
v : make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation;
"They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how
people's spend their free time" [syn: pass]