prescribe meaning

EN[pɹəˈskɹaɪb] [ˈpɹɪiˌskɹaɪb] [-aɪb]

    Definition of prescribe in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGprescribesPRprescribingPT, PPprescribedPREpré-
    1. To order (a drug or medical device) for use by a particular patient.
      1. The doctor prescribed aspirin.
    2. To specify as a required procedure or ritual; to lay down authoritatively as a guide, direction, or rule of action.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The rise of opiophobia among clinicians could be one explanation. Additionally, as pointed out previously, health care professionals are frequently not trained to prescribe opioid analgesics.
        • We construct multibump solutions that connect one integer point to another one in a prescribed way.
        • He casually prescribed throat paint and some antibiotic drugs.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
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      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of prescribe for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "prescribe" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
      Difficultness: Level 3
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      Definiteness: Level 6
      Definite    ➨     Versatile