Synonyms of legislation
1 lawDictionary • legislation to protect women's rights
law • The law was passed on a second vote.
act • an Act of Parliament
rule • the rule against retrospective prosecution
bill • The bill was opposed by a large majority.
measure • They passed a measure that would give small businesses more benefits.
regulation • new safety regulations
statute • a new statute to take in both pay and discrimination laws
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actAn Act is a law passed by the government.
• an Act of Parliament
billIn government, a bill is a formal statement of a proposed new law that is discussed and then voted on.
• The bill was opposed by a large majority.
• enactments which empowered the court to require security to be given
Thesaurus for legislation from the Collins English Thesaurus