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Synonyms for prescribe
prɪˈskraɪb

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. order, prescribe, dictate(verb)

    issue commands or orders for

    Synonyms:
    put, govern, ordain, regularise, rate, dictate, arrange, set up, say, grade, ordinate, range, rank, consecrate, enjoin, regulate, tell, order, place, regularize

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prescribe

    Synonyms:
    enjoin, order, impose, recommend, indicate, decree, dictate

    Antonyms:
    inhibition, prohibit, discountenance, discommend

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prescribe(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    direct, order, appoint, ordain, dictate, enjoin, decree

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  1. List of paraphrases for "prescribe":

    prescribing, prescribed, dictate, stipulate, impose

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How to use prescribe in a sentence?

  1. Erskine College:

    This statement describes a position. It does not prescribe a policy and does not ‘ban’ any individual or class of individuals from attending Erskine. No students have been asked to leave Erskine based on this statement.

  2. Plato:

    Just as it would be madness to settle on medical treatment for the body of a person by taking an opinion poll of the neighbors, so it is irrational to prescribe for the body politic by polling the opinions of the people at large.

  3. Thomas Madejski:

    Any physician that chooses to prescribe any medication for reasons other than patient need faces threat of significant sanction... as well as potentially criminal and civil penalties.

  4. Fed Governor Lael Brainard:

    Notwithstanding the fact that the law does not prescribe broad structural changes, some observers may judge whether reform has gone far enough based on the extent of changes in the scope or scale of the U.S. systemic banking institutions relative to the crisis.

  5. Steven Lee:

    The bottom line with subjective refraction is, it's dependent on how the patient is responding, i'm very confident in how our practitioners and how ophthalmologists who work with us prescribe prescriptions in the end.

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Translations for prescribe

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  • وصفArabic
  • předepsatCzech
  • verschreiben, verordnen, vorschreibenGerman
  • recetar, prescribirSpanish
  • säätää, määrätäFinnish
  • ordonner, prescrireFrench
  • előír, felírHungarian
  • menentukanIndonesian
  • 処方, 規定Japanese
  • tūtohi, tūtohuMāori
  • voorschrijvenDutch
  • receitar, prescrever, ordenarPortuguese
  • prescrieRomanian
  • назначить, устанавливать, прописывать, установить, прописать, предписывать, предписать, назначатьRussian
  • ordinera, förskriva, skriva utSwedish

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