Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: legislator
IPA transcription: [l'ɛdʒəsl,eɪtɚ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: legislator
    Meaning: someone who makes or enacts laws
Usage examples
  • The legislator cannot plead ignorance as an excuse for upholding a glaring iniquity.
  • Sometimes a legislator from a country town goes to the state capital poor and returns rich.
  • Well might he be called, as he was, "the legislator," or law interpreter, "of the heavens."
  • On this principle all maxims are rejected which are inconsistent with the will being itself universal legislator.
  • What brought the legislator to the meeting was the fact that he was coming forward for re-election in November, and believed that this afforded a good chance to meet some of his constituents and make a favorable impression.
  • This grand right--the sword of thought, which elevates the virtuous citizen to the rank of legislator, and makes the malicious citizen an agent of discord--frees us from all preliminary responsibility to the law; but it does not release us from our internal obligation to render a public account of our sentiments and thoughts.