What does Legislative mean?

Definitions for Legislative
ˈlɛdʒ ɪsˌleɪ tɪvLeg·isla·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legislativeadjective

    relating to a legislature or composed of members of a legislature

    "legislative council"

  2. legislativeadjective

    of or relating to or created by legislation

    "legislative proposal"

Wiktionary

  1. legislativenoun

    That branch of government which is responsible for making, or having the power to make, a law or laws.

  2. legislativeadjective

    Making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; - distinguished from executive: as, a legislative act, a legislative body.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Legislativeadjective

    Giving laws; law-giving.

    Etymology: from legislator.

    Their legislative frenzy they repent,
    Enacting it should make no precedent. John Denham.

    The poet is a kind of lawgiver, and those qualities are proper to the legislative style. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legislativeadjective

    making, or having the power to make, a law or laws; lawmaking; -- distinguished from executive; as, a legislative act; a legislative body

  2. Legislativeadjective

    of or pertaining to the making of laws; suitable to legislation; as, the transaction of legislative business; the legislative style

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. lgislatif.]

Editors Contribution

  1. legislative

    To have the official authority and power to approve, create or change legislation.

    Legislative power is used for the good of humanity and human rights.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Legislative' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4607

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Legislative' in Adjectives Frequency: #627

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Legislative in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Legislative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Legislative in a Sentence

  1. Christopher Mooney:

    Right now it looks like we're going to have a massive conflict, however, (legislative leaders) may walk out of (Rauner's) second-floor office tomorrow and say they have a deal.

  2. David Kelley:

    While the authority for congressional subpoenas is broad, it does not cover the right to misuse closed hearings as a political stunt to promote political as opposed to legislative agendas.

  3. Ron DeSantis:

    There's going to be additional legislative action, we've contemplated that. We know what we're going to do, so stay tuned. That'll all be apparent.

  4. Jim Banks:

    Democrats are trying to trick Americans into another decade of cozy relations with the [ Chinese ] Communist Party. Their fake China bill does nothing to stand up to China. It’s legislative fraud.

  5. David Long:

    The new law does not discriminate, and it will not be allowed. To the extent that we need to clarify through legislative action, we plan to do just that.

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