Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (v. t.) To make into a law; to act out; to decree; to establish by legal and authoritative act; especially, to perform the legislative act with reference to (a bill) which gives it the validity of law.
2. (v. t.) To act; to perform; to do; to effect.
3. (v. t.) To act the part of; to represent; to play.
4. (n.) Purpose; determination.