Synonyms and related words:
accomplish, achieve, act, act a part, act as, act out, affect, ape, attain, authorize, betoken, brandish, breathe, bring about, bring forth, bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to notice, carry through, command, compass, complete, conduct, constitute, consummate, cope with, copy, create a role, dangle, deal with, declare lawful, decree, demonstrate, depict, develop, discharge, disclose, discourse, dispatch, display, dispose of, divulge, do, do the job, do the trick, dramatize, effect, effectuate, embody, enact laws, establish, evidence, evince, execute, exhibit, expose to view, express, fetch, filibuster, flaunt, flourish, formulate, fulfill, get the floor, give sign, give token, handle, have the floor, highlight, illuminate, impersonate, incarnate, indicate, institute, kill, knock off, legalize, legislate, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimize, lobby through, logroll, make, make a regulation, make clear, make legal, make plain, manage, manifest, masquerade as, materialize, mean, mime, mimic, ordain, order, pantomime, parade, pass, pass for, perform, personate, pigeonhole, play, play a part, play a role, play opposite, playact, pocket, polish off, portray, pose as, prescribe, present, pretend to be, proclaim, produce, put away, put in force, put through, railroad through, ratify, realize, regulate, represent, reveal, roll logs, roll out, rule, sanction, set forth, show, show forth, spotlight, succeed, support, sustain a part, table, take a part, take care of, take off, take the floor, token, transact, trot out, turn the trick, unfold, validate, veto, wave, work, work out, yield the floor

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