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Synonyms for prescribe

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. prescribe

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

    inhibition, prohibit, discountenance, discommend

Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 2 votes

  1. order, prescribe, dictateverb

    issue commands or orders for

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prescribeverb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database5.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "prescribe":

    prescribing, prescribed, dictate, stipulate, impose

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  1. Nicolas Martin, www.iatrogenic.org:

    The headline reads, Docs say patients make them prescribe useless antibiotics. This puts a physician in roughly the same predicament as a serial killer. The latter says, Stop me before I kill again, while the former says, Stop me before I prescribe again.

  2. Scott Hadland:

    It's in these areas where many hospitals and doctors are located, and in some cases, where many patients are insured, it makes sense that opioid marketing would be concentrated in areas where doctors can prescribe and where people have insurance to help them purchase medications.

  3. William Schaffner:

    I certainly would not recommend that people in the U.S. ask their physicians to prescribe hydroxychloroquine for the prevention of COVID, its use is entirely speculative.

  4. Crisanto Rudzö Tseremeywá:

    I would like Jair Bolsonaro to stop talking stupid nonsense. The doctors have to prescribe, not the President, with this fascist, anti-indigenous, anti-poor government, it did not take prevention seriously. It did not prepare, ignoring that the government is by the people, for the people.

  5. Nick Hurd:

    As a first step, I can announce today that the government is establishing an expert panel of clinicians to advise ministers on any individual applications to prescribe cannabis-based medicines.

Translations for prescribe

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  • وصفArabic
  • předepsatCzech
  • verschreiben, verordnen, vorschreibenGerman
  • prescribir, recetarSpanish
  • määrätä, säätääFinnish
  • prescrire, ordonnerFrench
  • előír, felírHungarian
  • menentukanIndonesian
  • 処方, 規定Japanese
  • tūtohu, tūtohiMāori
  • voorschrijvenDutch
  • ordenar, receitar, prescreverPortuguese
  • prescrieRomanian
  • назначать, предписать, устанавливать, назначить, прописывать, установить, предписывать, прописатьRussian
  • förskriva, skriva ut, ordineraSwedish

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