1. (often be enacted)
make (a bill or other proposal) law.
put into practice (a belief, idea, or suggestion).
act out (a role or play) on stage.
/ enˈakshən/ n.
/ -tər/ n.
†enter among the acts or public records; make into an act, decree XV; B.
perform (a play, etc.), act (a part) XVI. f. EN-1
sb. and vb.
To establish by law; to perform or effect; to decree.
Enact, sometimes used synonymously with adopt, is generally applied to legislative rather than executive action.