- 1 [often passive] enact something (law) to pass a law legislation enacted by Congress
- 2[often passive] enact something (formal) to perform a play or act a part in a play scenes from history enacted by local residents
- 3be enacted (formal) to take place synonym be played out They seemed unaware of the drama being enacted a few feet away from them.
NAmE//ɪˈnækt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they enact
he / she / it enacts
past simple enacted
-ing form enacting