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  1. prescribedadjective

    set down as a rule or guide

    Synonyms:
    official, ordained, appointed, positive, decreed

    Antonyms:
    unsettled, informal, irregular, arbitrary

  2. appointed, decreed, ordained, prescribedadjective

    fixed or established especially by order or command

    "at the time appointed (or the appointed time")

    Synonyms:
    ordained, appointed, official, appointive, decreed, positive

    Antonyms:
    arbitrary, informal, unsettled, irregular

  3. official, prescribedadjective

    conforming to set usage, procedure, or discipline

    "in prescribed order"

    Synonyms:
    ordained, appointed, official, positive, decreed

    Antonyms:
    informal, arbitrary, irregular, unsettled

  4. positive, prescribedadjective

    formally laid down or imposed

    "positive laws"

    Synonyms:
    irrefutable, decreed, confirming, confident(p), official, positively charged, positive(p), electropositive, incontrovertible, positive, positivistic, ordained, plus, convinced(p), appointed, positivist, cocksure, overconfident

    Antonyms:
    unsettled, irregular, informal, arbitrary

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How to use prescribed in a sentence?

  1. Channa Jayasena:

    The results of this study should not change the way HRT is prescribed or viewed.

  2. Frederick Douglass:

    Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will continue until they are resisted with either words or blows, or both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.

  3. Christina Schwarzenegger:

    You get a high from it, but in a completely different arena, it’s very helpful obviously for people to have ADD, who struggle with their attention span. It’s a very helpful drug for those types of people. And I think if they find it helpful if they’re able to take it on an as-needed basis or the way it was prescribed by your doctor without abusing, I think that’s totally fine.

  4. Frederick Douglas:

    The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppose.

  5. Elwin Mommers:

    ' You can do anything you want' is the first thing we tell them. If you look at the studies, the exercises that are prescribed to treat it, or attempt to treat it, are completely opposite of each other. Some focus on stretching, others focus on pulling it all together, and none of them work.


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