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prescribed, past participle; prescribes, 3rd person singular present; prescribing, present participle; prescribed, past tense;
  1. (of a medical practitioner) Advise and authorize the use of (a medicine or treatment) for someone, esp. in writing
    • - Dr. Greene prescribed magnesium sulfate
    • - the doctor prescribed her a drug called amantadine
  2. Recommend (a substance or action) as something beneficial
    • - marriage is often prescribed as a universal remedy
  3. State authoritatively or as a rule that (an action or procedure) should be carried out
    • - rules prescribing five acts for a play are purely arbitrary
    • - doing things in the prescribed manner

  1. order: issue commands or orders for
  2. (prescribed) set down as a rule or guide
  3. (prescribed) appointed: fixed or established especially by order or command; "at the time appointed (or the appointed time")
  4. (prescribed) official: conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline; "in prescribed order"
  5. (prescribed) positive: formally laid down or imposed; "positive laws"
  6. prescription(a): available only with a doctor's written prescription; "a prescription drug"
  7. (Prescription (linguistics)) In linguistics, prescription denotes two normative practices: the codification of a grammar, and formal usage rules — how a language should be spoken and written. ...
  8. (Prescription (medicine)) A prescription is a health-care program implemented by a physician or other medical practitioner in the form of instructions that govern the plan of care for an individual patient. ...
  9. (Prescription (sovereignty transfer)) In law, prescription is the method of sovereignty transfer of a territory through international law analogous to the common law doctrine of adverse possession for private real-estate. ...
  10. To order (a drug or medical device) for use by a particular patient; To specify as a required procedure or ritual
  11. (prescription) The act of prescribing a rule, law, etc.; A period of time within which a right must be exercised, unless the right is extinguished; The medicine or intervention so prescribed; The formal description of the lens geometry needed for spectacles, etc. ...
  12. means prescribed by rules made under this Chapter;
  13. (Prescribed) The term given to the fact that the information is in a directive issued by the Superintendent of Bankruptcy.
  14. Authoritatively required: ‘prescribed by law’ means law requires that it be done.
  15. (Prescription) Measurable criteria that define conditions under which a prescribed fire may be ignited, guide selection of appropriate management responses, and indicate other required actions. ...
  16. (Prescription) A written statement (from a doctor to a pharmacist) regarding the type, the amount and direction of the use of a medication for a patient. In dentistry, prescription can also be a written statement on preparation of an appliance from a dentist to a lab technician
  17. (Prescription) Amount of vision correction necessary, written in a form that can be utilized during the manufacture of corrective lenses or to configure a laser machine.
  18. (Prescription) A written order or refill notice issued by a licensed medical professional for drugs which are only available through a pharmacy.
  19. A prescription is a written order for medication, therapy or a device given by your health care provider.
  20. (Prescription) A doctor's order for medicine or another treatment.
  21. (PRESCRIPTION) The acquiring of a right in property, usually in the form of an intangible property right such as an easement or right-of-way, by means of adverse use of property that is continuous and uninterrupted for the prescriptive period.
  22. (Prescription) Obtaining title to property by adverse possession by occupying it for the period determined by law to bar action for recovery.
  23. (Prescription) A method of acquiring a nonpossessory interest in land through the long, continuous use of the land.
  24. (Prescription) In law, a limitation of time within which legal action can be taken by a claimant. In insurance, the period of time in which a claim may be brought by the policyholder. Also Proscription.
  25. (Prescription) A written order for dispensing drugs signed by a physician.